Rob Sloan

Research Director, Dow Jones / Wall Street Journal

Rob Sloan researches and publishes a wide range of papers and articles, and hosts seminars, conferences and briefings aimed at educating executives on cyber-risk. Sloan also writes a weekly column in the Wall Street Journal’s popular, member-only, WSJ Pro Cybersecurity newsletter and is the author of Dow Jones’s training support tool for SMEs, “Response Readiness Training.” Previously, Sloan worked as Response Director for a specialist IT security consultancy in London and built a team focused on detecting, investigating and protecting against cyber-intrusions and responding to incidents, especially state-sponsored attacks. Sloan started his cybersecurity career working for the UK government and spent almost a decade working in the areas of defense and foreign affairs.