Steven Bellovin

Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University

Steven M. Bellovin is the Percy K and Vidal LW Hudson Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University. He does research on security, privacy and related policy issues. He joined the faculty in 2005 after years at AT&T. While a grad student, he helped create Netnews; for this, he shared the Usenix Lifetime Achievement Award. Bellovin has served as Chief Technologist of the FTC and as Technology Scholar at the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is serving on the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Academies. He has been on several government advisory bodies; he has also received the 2007 NIST/NSA National Computer Systems Security Award and has been elected to the Cybersecurity Hall of Fame.