Should cyber security be part of your due diligence? Why is it important for the CEO to be personally involved? And is the US better prepared for meddling from foreign powers at the coming election, than was the case in 2016. These are some of the topics Eric Rosenbach covers in this interview from Danske Bank’s New York Summit 2019 where he was a keynote speaker.



Eric Rosenbach is Co-Director of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and a Kennedy School Public Policy Lecturer. Rosenbach previously served as the Pentagon’s Chief of Staff from 2015-17 and Assistant Secretary of Defence for Global Security, responsible for leading all aspects of the Department’s cyber activities and other key areas of defence policy. On Capitol Hill, Rosenbach served as national security advisor for then Senator Chuck Hagel. In the private sector, Rosenbach worked as the Chief Security Officer for a large European telecommunications firm. He also led the cybersecurity practice of a global management-consulting firm, advising the executives of Fortune 500 companies on strategic risk mitigation strategies. Rosenbach has applied his wide-ranging industry experience to the online course, Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age.” Rosenbach is a former Army intelligence officer and Commander of a telecommunications intelligence unit. He has co-authored several books on national security. He was a Fulbright Scholar. He has a JD from Georgetown, an MPP from Harvard and is a proud graduate of Davidson College.