Dr. Amir Herzberg: Bio

Dr. Herzberg's is the Comcast professor for Cybersecurity Innovation in the department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut. His research areas include internet security, applied cryptography, privacy and anonymity, usable security, security for cyber-physical systems, and social, economic and legal aspects of security.

Dr. Herzberg earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1991 from the Technion (Israel). From 1991 to 1995, he worked at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, where he was a research staff member and the manager of the Network Security research group. From 1996 to 2000, Dr. Herzberg was the Manager of E-Business and Security Technologies at the IBM Haifa Research Lab. From 2001 to 2017, he was a professor in Bar Ilan University (Israel). Since 2017, he is a professor in University of Connecticut.

Dr. Herzberg is the author of numerous papers and patents in different areas of cybersecurity, as well as the textbook `Applied Introduction to Cryptography’. Dr. Herzberg served as program chair for IEEE CNS’19 and as editor of PoPETS and ACM TISSEC/TOPS. He delivered multiple keynote/plenary talks and tutorials, and served in program committee of numerous conferences.