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FTC appoints privacy expert Lorrie Cranor as Chief Technologist

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    Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has appointed Lorrie Faith Cranor as the agency’s Chief Technologist, succeeding Ashkan Soltani.

    Cranor is the director of the Carnegie Mellon Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University and a member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation Board of Directors.

    She has authored over 150 research papers on online privacy and usable security, and has played a central role in establishing the usable privacy and security research community, including her founding of the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security. Her current research includes, Usable Privacy Policy Project, usable and secure passwords, privacy decision making, user-controllable security and privacy, usable cyber trust indicators.

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