We all have questions, but who are the people with the answers for Cybersecurity. In this series we sat down with academics and experts to ask them about how they got started, what they are researching now, their lessons for us and the future.
In this first episode of our series, Deborah Hurley tells us how she transitioned from law to cybersecurity.
Deborah Hurley is Principal of the science and technology policy consulting firm she founded in 1996. She is: Fellow, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, and Global Innovation Policy Fellow, Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard (TECH), both at Harvard University; Associate Faculty Director, Data Privacy, and Adjunct Professor of the Practice of Computer Science, Brown University; Adjunct Faculty, Information Ethics and Privacy Law, Boston College; Senior ICT Expert, Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility, Sydney, Australia; and Arbitrator, US-EU Privacy Shield.
At the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France, Hurley identified emerging technological, economic, social, and legal issues related to science, technology, and innovation policy, information and communications technologies, biotechnology, environmental and energy technologies, privacy and personal data protection, cybersecurity, nanotechnology, encryption, and other advanced technology fields. She was a Fulbright scholar in Korea. Hurley received the Namur Award of the International Federation for Information Processing in recognition of outstanding contributions, with international impact, to awareness of social implications of information technology.