Professor, Security and Privacy Technologies & Computer Science and of Engineering and Public Policy
Lorrie Cranor is the Director and Bosch Distinguished Professor in Security and Privacy Technologies of CyLab and the FORE Systems Professor of Computer Science and of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. She also directs the CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory (CUPS) and co-directs the MSIT-Privacy Engineering masters program. In 2016 she served as Chief Technologist at the US Federal Trade Commission, working in the office of Chairwoman Ramirez. She is also a co-founder of Wombat Security Technologies, Inc, a security awareness training company that was acquired by Proofpoint.
She has authored over 200 research papers on online privacy, usable security, 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" 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." She has served on a number of boards and working groups, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation Board of Directors, the Computing Research Association Board of Directors, the Aspen Institute Cybersecurity Group, and on the editorial boards of several journals.
In her younger days, she was honored as one of the top 100 innovators 35 or younger by Technology Review magazine. More recently she was elected to the ACM CHI Academy, named an ACM Fellow for her contributions to usable privacy and security research and education, and named an IEEE Fellow for her contributions to privacy engineering. She has also received an Alumni Achievement Award from the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, the 2018 ACM CHI Social Impact Award, the 2018 International Association of Privacy Professionals Privacy Leadership Award, and (with colleagues) the 2018 IEEE Cybersecurity Award for Practice. She was previously a researcher at AT&T-Labs Research and taught in the Stern School of Business at New York University. She holds a doctorate in Engineering and Policy from Washington University in St. Louis. In 2012-13 she spent her sabbatical as a fellow in the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University where she worked on fiber arts projects that combined her interests in privacy and security, quilting, computers, and technology.
Related Speakers View all
Managing Director & Head of Cybersecurity for Morgan...
Retired FBI Agent & Expert in Cyber Security
CEO of Bits N’ Bytes Cybersecurity Education & GirlC...
Legal Advisor to NSA Whistleblower, Edward Snowden; ...
CEO of SocialProof Security & White Hat Hacker
Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy
Professor of Computer Science, Author, AI Safety & C...
Former U.S. Marine, Cyber Security Expert & Author o...
Juliet U. Okafor, JD
Cyber Security & Digital Transformation Executive
FC (Freaky Clown)
Ethical Hacker & Social Engineer
Founder of Binary Defense & TrustedSec
Security Consultant; Founder & CEO of Social-Engineer
Cybersecurity Expert; Founder & President of Datasages
CEO and Founder of Black Talon Security LLC
Cybersecurity Journalist, Author & Reporter at The N...
Cybersecurity & Blockchain Advisor, Influencer, Thou...
President & CEO of the International Association of ...
Former Privacy and Public Policy Advisor at Facebook
Dr. Eric Cole
Technology Visionary, Author, Security Expert, Found...
Ethical Hacker, Researcher & Security Leader
Founder & CTO of Bulb Security LLC and Shevirah Inc;...