Ian Brown

Experienced Information Security Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the research industry. Strong education professional skilled in Data Privacy, Privacy Law, and Computer Security.

  • Consultant on Information and Security and Privacy - November 2016 - Present
  • Professor of Information Security and Privacy, Oxford Internet Institute - July 2007 - October 2016
    Professor of Information Security and Privacy at Oxford Internet Institute. Research projects funded by EPSRC, ESRC, Google, the European Commission, and the Foreign Office. Teaching MSc course on Internet Technologies and Regulation, and supervising nine DPhil students. Member of Information Commissioner's Technology Reference Panel, and Cabinet Office's Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group. Consultant to OECD, European Commission, Council of Europe, several UK government departments, JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, Allianz, McAfee, BT, and the BBC.
  • Consultant - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - December 2012 - February 2013
  • Senior Research Fellow and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University College London - 2004 - 2007
    Co-investigator of EPSRC Fair Tracing and AHRC e-Curator projects. Conducted security and privacy audit of CLEF project. Developed software for the CPOSS project. Member of advisory board for FP6 SWAMI and PRIME projects. Teaching BSc and MSc courses on Communications and Networks, Programming, HCI and Internet and Society.
  • Consulting System Architect, SAIC - 1999 - 2004
  • Advising US Department of Homeland Security on security in IP emergency communications standards. Participating in IETF, ITU and ETSI working groups to add appropriate authorisation and authentication features to key Internet protocols.