D. Richard (Rick) Kuhn

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Information Technology Laboratory
Gaithersburg, MD, USA

Rick Kuhn is a computer scientist in the Computer Security Division at NIST, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). His current research focuses on autonomous systems and combinatorial methods for AI assurance (csrc.nist.gov/acts). He has authored three books and more than 200 conference or journal publications on cybersecurity, empirical studies of software failure, and software verification and testing. He co-developed the role based access control model (RBAC) used worldwide and led the effort that established RBAC as an ANSI standard. He received an MS in computer science from the University of Maryland College Park and an MBA from William & Mary.

Publications: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=1ZdBywEAAAAJ&hl=en