Daniel Votipka is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Tufts University. He received his doctorate in Computer Science from the University of Maryland and a Master’s of Information Security, Technology, and Management from Carnegie Mellon University. His work focuses on understanding the processes and mental models of professionals who perform security related tasks such as secure development, vulnerability discovery, network defense, and malware analysis to make security work more accessible and inclusive through improvements in education, policy, and automation.
- 2020: John Karat Usable Privacy and Security Student Research Award, Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security
- 2018, 2020: Distinguished Paper Award, USENIX Security
- 2018: Outstanding Graduate Assistant, University of Maryland
- 2015: NSA TAO Military Performer of the Year, National Security Agency