Visiting Scholar, Cyber Security Policy Research Institute, [School of Engineering and Applied Sciences], The George Washington UniversityAllan Friedman is a Visiting Scholar at the Cyber Security Policy Research Institute in the Engineering Department at the George Washington University. Wearing the hats of both a technologist and a policy scholar, his work spans computer science, public policy and the social sciences, with a focus on IT security. Prior to joining GWU, Friedman was a Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and the research director for the Center for Technology Innovation. Before moving to Washington, he was Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University Computer Science department. He has a degree in Computer Science from Swarthmore College, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University. He is the co-author, with Peter Singer, of Oxford Press's Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know.
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