WINI Round Table: Lorrie Cranor

Time: September 17, 2010 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Distributed Education Center (DEC@Henry), Information Networking Institute


WINI hosts its first talk of the semester, A Round Table Discussion with Lorrie Cranor, Director of the Cylab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory.

Lorrie will talk about her research in usable privacy and security, opportunities for students to get involved with research at CMU, career choices and balancing work and family. Bring your questions about any of these topics and join the conversation!

Pizza will be served! 

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All WINI members are welcome.

About Lorrie Cranor:

Lorrie Faith Cranor is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University where she is director of the CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory (CUPS). She is also Chief Scientist of Wombat Security Technologies, Inc. She has authored over 80 research papers on online privacy, phishing and semantic attacks, spam, electronic voting, anonymous publishing, usable access control, and other topics. She has played a key role in building the usable privacy and security research community, having co-edited the seminal book Security and Usability (O'Reilly 2005) and founded the Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS). She also chaired the Platform for Privacy Preferences Project (P3P) Specification Working Group at the W3C and authored the book Web Privacy with P3P (O'Reilly 2002). She has served on a number of boards, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation Board of Directors, and on the editorial boards of several journals. In 2003 she was named one of the top 100 innovators 35 or younger by Technology Review magazine. She was previously a researcher at AT&T-Labs Research and taught in the Stern School of Business at New York University.

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