Nicole Perlroth is an Adviser to the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Nicole was The New York TImes' leading cybersecurity and digital espionage expert. During her tenure at The Times, she has covered Russian hacks of nuclear plants, airports, and elections; North Korea's cyberattacks against movie studios, banks and hospitals; Iranian attacks on oil companies, banks and the Trump campaign; and hundreds of Chinese cyberattacks, including a months-long hack of The Times. Prior to joining The Times, she was a Deputy Editor at Forbes, where she covered venture capital and startups, and produced Forbes' annual Midas List. She was an analyst at the Corporate Executive Board, a subsidiary of Gartner, and worked for the late Senator Ted Kennedy. She is the recipient of several journalism awards for her reporting on efforts by the Chinese government to steal military and industrial trade secrets. Her work has been optioned for both film and television.
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Her co-investigation of the use of commercial spyware in Mexico was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.
MEDIA & APPEARANCES
She has been featured in C-SPAN, NBC’s “Meet The Press,” MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show,” “Dan Rather’s America,” Axios, CBS, CNBC, USA Today, Recorded Futures, Lawfare, the Times' podcast "Sway," "The Daily," and VOX's "Pivot."
She was a speaker at the Council on Foreign Relations, World Affairs Council, Washington D.C. Metropolitan Club and Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development.
She also appeared in the Center for European Policy Analysis and the CIOSExchange, an invite-only gathering of Fortune 50 Chief Information Officers.