Lorrie Cranor, CIPT

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Carnegie Mellon University

FORE System Professor of Computer Science, Engineering and Public Policy

Lorrie Faith Cranor is the FORE Systems 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 (CUPS). She is associate department head of the Engineering and Public Policy Department and co-director of the MSIT-Privacy Engineering masters program. In 2016 she served as Chief Technologist at the US Federal Trade Commission, working in the office of Chairwoman Ramirez. She is also a co-founder of Wombat Security Technologies, Inc, a security awareness training company. She has authored over 150 research papers on online privacy, usable security, and other topics. She has played a key role in building the usable privacy and security research community, having co-edited the seminal book Security and Usability (O'Reilly 2005) and founded the Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS). She also chaired the Platform for Privacy Preferences Project (P3P) Specification Working Group at the W3C and authored the book Web Privacy with P3P (O'Reilly 2002). She has served on a number of boards, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation Board of Directors, and on the editorial boards of several journals. In her younger days she was honored as one of the top 100 innovators 35 or younger by Technology Review magazine. More recently she was elected to the ACM CHI Academy, named an ACM Fellow for her contributions to usable privacy and security research and education, and named an IEEE Fellow for her contributions to privacy engineering. She was previously a researcher at AT&T-Labs Research and taught in the Stern School of Business at New York University. She holds a doctorate in Engineering and Policy from Washington University in St. Louis. In 2012-13 she spent her sabbatical as a fellow in the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University where she worked on fiber arts projects that combined her interests in privacy and security, quilting, computers, and technology. She practices yoga, plays soccer, and runs after her three children.
 

 

 

Contributions by Lorrie Cranor

  • Rapporteur Reports: Setting the Agenda for the Section
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy Engineering Section Forum 2018 - Summit
  • Working Session: Breakouts
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy Engineering Section Forum 2018 - Summit
  • The Researchers’ View: Privacy Engineering on the Bleeding Edge
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy Engineering Section Forum 2018 - Summit
  • FTC Chief Technologists: Perspectives on User Choice, Security & Accountability
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Designing Notice and Consent for the Internet of Things 3:30-5:30
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Designing Notice and Consent for the Internet of Things 3:30-5:30
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017
  • What If Your Data Regulator Actually Knew about Computers and Computer Science?
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2016
  • Designing Notice and Consent for the Internet of Things
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2016
  • Wanted: Privacy Engineers
    Privacy Tech
  • From the Game Changers
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2015
  • Don’t Change Your Pa$$w0rd!
    Privacy Tech
  • New Findings in Notice and Consent (Keynote Address)
    Speaker at Practical Privacy Series - Washington DC 2014
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2011
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2004
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2008