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

Prof. Sriram Chellappan 

Professor, Computer Science and Engineering at USF, and Academic Director of Cybersecurity Research at Cyber Florida

Sriram Chellappan is a Professor in The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at University of South Florida, where he directs the Social Computing Research Lab. His primary interests lie in many aspects of how Society and Technology interact with each other, particularly within the realms of Cybersecurity, Smart Health, Cyber Safety and Privacy. He is also The Academic Director of Cybersecurity Research at Cyber Florida – an organization engaging in a spectrum of education, research, workforce development and outreach activities to propel Florida as a national leader in cybersecurity.

Publications: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=T1P0XnIAAAAJ&hl=en