Blake Sobczak is a reporter with Energywire, part of E&E News. He is currently based in Washington, D.C.
Blake covers security, focusing on efforts to protect the oil, gas and electricity industries from cyberattacks and other threats. He writes about how hackers have applied their tools and techniques to break into -- and often break -- physical systems. His reporting has taken him to China and Israel for firsthand looks at how global powers approach cyberwarfare.
Blake graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern University in 2012 with a double major in journalism and Arabic. He was an intern at the Associated Press's Jerusalem bureau before joining E&E News.