Dr. Susan Landau, a Tufts University Bridge Professor in Computer Science at the Engineering School and in Cybersecurity and Policy at the Fletcher School. She has also been a thought leader in Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things. Most recently, she has been featured in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) video on “NIST Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things”. If you would like to watch the video please click Here. In the video, she is featured as a cybersecurity thought leader alongside some very influential private sector individuals.
The NIST is the federal agency tasked with testing and defining of national measurement science, standards, and technology that are used to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness.
Please read below for more information about Dr. Landau and her work. You can also access her own website, located Here.
Susan Landau is Bridge Professor of Cyber Security and Policy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the School of Engineering, Department of Computer Science, Tufts University. Landau’s new book, Listening In: Cybersecurity in an Insecure Age, was just published by Yale University Press; she is also the author of Surveillance or Security? The Risks Posed by New Wiretapping Technologies (MIT Press) and co-author, with Whitfield Diffie, of Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption (MIT Press). Landau has testified before Congress, written for the Washington Post, Science, and Scientific American, and frequently appears on NPR and BBC. Landau has been a senior staff Privacy Analyst at Google, a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems, and a faculty member at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Wesleyan University. She was inducted into the Cybersecurity Hall of Fame in 2015, was a 2012 Guggenheim fellow, a 2010-2011 fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and received the 2008 Women of Vision Social Impact Award. She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Association for Computing Machinery.