Klon is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a longtime veteran of the U.S. intelligence community. He worked on cyberstrategy at the National Counterterrorism Center, as a senior program assessment officer at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in the Office of the Director of Central Intelligence, and as the lead analyst on al-Qaeda senior leadership at the Defense Intelligence Agency. He was also the National Counterterrorism Center chair at National Defense University.

Klon went on to serve as national security adviser for U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse, a Republican from Nebraska, where he worked on the creation of the U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission, a blue-ribbon commission tasked with developing an American grand strategy for cyber.

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