Ross J. Anderson

Ross Anderson is Professor of Security Engineering at the Universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh. He made early contributions to the study of cryptographic protocols, hardware tamper-resistance, security usability and the economics of information security, and has worked with a range of applications from payment networks and electronic health records to vehicle tachographs and prepayment utility meters. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering and won the Lovelace Medal, Britain’s top award in computing. He is the author of the standard textbook “Security Engineering – A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems”.