As lawmakers here kept turning inward, they lost focus on the real Russian danger.
Mr. Robert S. Johnston is the president and chief executive of Adlumin, Inc, a cybersecurity technology firm focused on delivering cloud-native security and compliance automation technology to the mid and enterprise markets. Before founding Adlumin Mr. Johnston worked in the private sector as a principal consultant at CrowdStrike, Inc. Mr. Johnston is an expert at conducting counter espionage engagements against nation state, criminal, and hacktivist organizations across a variety of industry sectors. Most notably Mr. Johnston led the investigation of the Russian Foreign Intelligence services breach of the Democratic National Committee in 2016. Before joining the private sector, Mr. Johnston served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps in a variety of unique capacities. As a Marine Officer, he was the Team Lead of 81 National Cyber Protection Team, Cyber National Mission Force and the Director of the Marine Corps Red Team. Mr. Johnston is an accomplished leader and technical expert within the cyber security community and is a regular commentator on national security for MSNBC and other television networks. He holds a master’s in business administration from Georgetown University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Information Technology from the United States Naval Academy.