Lorrie Faith Cranor

Carnegie Mellon University

Lorrie Faith Cranor is a 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 and co-director of the MSIT-privacy engineering masters program

Previously, Cranor was a researcher at AT&T-Labs Research and taught in the Stern School of Business at New York University.

Cranor has authored over 100 research papers on online privacy, usable security, and other topics. She is the co-editor of Security and Usability and she is the author of Web Privacy with P3P, among other titles.

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OCT 8, 2014 Podcast

Data Threats: Hackers, Government Agencies, and Defending Data Online

Cybersecurity risks increases daily as more and more of our private information is stored online--and the biggest threat isn't necessarily hackers. This second episode in ...