I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Peter Alexander on MSNBC to discuss Russian hacking of the U.S. Election. It was a good opportunity for me to highlight several points that I think are vitally important. First that the Russians have figured out how to use cyber as part of their national security policy, and the U.S. needs to do the same. Second, some of the blame for this hack needs to be placed on the Clinton campaign for failing to realize very early on that cyber-risk was a strategically important consideration. It is a leadership failure. Third, nothing cosmic in this hack. Simple phishing and domain shortening techniques. Finally, we need to get out of the reactive mode with Russia. We cannot afford to debate for months a response to a hack or an activity in physical space.