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The world’s first news to knowledge network for professionals.

N2K’s story.

N2K’s purpose is to help individuals and enterprises get up the knowledge curve fast and get ahead in a rapidly changing world. Our business is to ensure you stay in the know, in the now. 

Trusted, independent, and authentic, we are the news to knowledge network for professionals. Through our programs, we deliver to you the most useful information for your professional growth and success.


Our Mission

We help individuals and enterprises grow and succeed by getting them up the knowledge curve fast and keeping them there.

Our Vision

We intend to be the leading B2B news and education provider for working professionals, technical experts, and thought leaders.

Our Goal

Our business is to keep our customers at the peak of the knowledge curve in their profession and industry.

N2K’s brand promise.

We promise to provide you with the highest quality and most consistent information, news, and education products through unique and diverse channels. As a user, you’re part of our network. You’ll be kept in the know, educated, and aware of the things that matter most to your professional career. Our products are built on trust, value, humanity, and integrity. We will always deliver. We’re experienced professionals creating content that real people depend on to do their jobs well.

Meet our founders.

We're nothing without our team. Leading by example. Driving innovation. Constantly learning.

Peter Kilpe

CEO of N2K Networks

As CEO and co-founder of N2K networks, Peter brings business, technology, and creative leadership to the company’s media and education endeavors. He was a founder and CEO of the CyberWire, the world’s largest B2B cybersecurity podcast network, followed by many of the most influential leaders and decision makers in the public and private sector, and a resource relied upon by analysts, operators, and students all over the word. Peter’s past roles include leading multidisciplinary design and engineering teams developing decision-support technologies, conducting visualization research, and improving the user experiences for large-scale analytic and information management systems. Peter is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, an avid reader and book collector, and an instrument-rated private pilot.

Simone Petrella

President of CyberWire and CyberVista

Prior to co-founding N2K Networks, Simone was CEO and a founder of CyberVista, a data-driven cybersecurity training and workforce development company dedicated to closing persistent cybersecurity skill gaps. For a decade she led a team of all source cyber threat intelligence at Booz Allen Hamilton in the national security and Defense sectors, where she built out a threat capability and team with in-depth subject matter expertise in all aspects of cyber threat intelligence, including support to both defensive and offensive operations. She later helped build the firm's cybersecurity practice in the commercial sector focusing on the creation of cyber fusion centers and the integration of cyber threat intelligence, security operations, and cyber defense operations into effective cyber security operations.