Steven M. Bellovin is the
Percy K. and Vidal L. W. Hudson
Professor of computer science at Columbia
University and co-director of the Cybersecurity and Privacy Center
of the university's
Data Science Institute.
He is the Technology Scholar at the
Privacy and Civil Liberties Board.
He does research on security and privacy
and on related public policy
In his copious spare professional time,
he does some work on the history of cryptography.
He joined the faculty in
2005 after many years at
AT&T Labs Research, where
he was an
Fellow. He received a BA degree from
and an MS and PhD in
Computer Science from the University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While a graduate student, he
for this, he and the other perpetrators were
given the 1995
Usenix Lifetime Achievement Award
Bellovin has served as
of the Federal Trade Commission.
He is a member
National Academy of Engineering
and is serving on the
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the
National Academies of Sciences,
Engineering, and Medicine.
In the past, he has been a member of
of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Advisory
Committee, and the
Development Committee of the
Assistance Commission; he has also received the
2007 NIST/NSA National Computer
Systems Security Award and has been elected to the
Cybersecurity Hall of Fame.
Bellovin is the author of
the co-author of
Firewalls and Internet Security:
Repelling the Wily Hacker,
and holds a number of patents on cryptographic
and network protocols. He has served on many
study committees, including those on information systems
trustworthiness, the privacy implications of authentication
technologies, and cybersecurity research needs; he was also a member
of the information technology subcommittee of an NRC study group
on science versus terrorism. He was a member of the
Internet Architecture Board
from 1996-2002; he was co-director of the
from 2002 through 2004.
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