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Cybersecurity experts from Indiana University available to comment on recent ransomware attacks

Indiana University
2-Jun-2021 2:05 PM EDT, by Indiana University

Ransomware attacks recently disrupted the world's largest meat processor and are reported to have impacted the operations of the Massachusetts Steamship Authority. Indiana University experts in cybersecurity and data protection are available to comment.

Fred Cate

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Fred H. Cate is vice president for research, Distinguished Professor, C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law and adjunct professor of informatics and computing at Indiana University. He specializes in information security and privacy law, and he appears regularly before Congress and government agencies on these subjects. (more)

Asaf Lubin

Office phone: 812-855-6403


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Asaf Lubin is an associate professor of law at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and a fellow at IU's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research. His research centers on the intersection of law and technology, particularly as it relates to the regulation of cybersecurity harms, liabilities and insurance, as well as policy design around governmental and corporate surveillance, data protection, and internet governance. (more)

XiaoFeng Wang

Office phone: 812-856-1862


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XiaoFeng Wang is a James H. Rudy Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at IU Bloomington. His research focuses on system security and data privacy with a specialization on security and privacy issues in mobile and cloud computing, and privacy issues in dissemination and computation of human genomic data. (more)

Luyi Xing


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Luyi Xing is an assistant professor of Computer Science in IU's Luddy School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering. His research areas include security and privacy and systems and High Performance Computing. (more

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