Dr. Rubin is a Professor of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University and Technical Director of the JHU Information Security Institute. His primary research area is Computer Security, and his latest research focuses on security for electronic medical records. He is the Director of the Health and Medical Security (HMS) Lab at Johns Hopkins. He also founded Harbor Labs, a company that provides technical expertise and testimony in high tech litigation.
He frequently speaks on Information Security. Some highlights include a TED talk about hacking devices, testimony in Congressional hearings, and a high-level security briefing at the Pentagon to the Assistant Secretary of the Army and a group of generals.
Prior to joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins, he worked in the Secure Systems Research Department at AT&T Labs-Research. His work there was in the area of cryptography, network security, Web security, and secure Internet services. He received his B.S. (‘89), M.S.E. (‘91), and Ph.D. (‘94) in Computer Science from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.