David Basin

David Basin is a full professor of computer science and head of department at ETH Zurich. His research areas are information security and software engineering. Professor Basin has held the chair of software engineering at the University of Freiburg and is the founding director of the Zurich Information Security Center. He is editor-in-chief of ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security and of Springer-Verlag’s book series on information security and cryptography. Mr. Basin serves on various management and scientific advisory boards, co-founded three security companies, and has consulted extensively for IT companies and government. He is a fellow of the ACM. Professor Basin received a PhD in computer science from Cornell University and a habilitation in computer science from the University of Saarbrucken.

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