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Ernesto Zaldivar

Adjunct Associate Professor of the Practice of Computer Science and Deputy Director of Graduate Studies for the Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Email: ernesto_zaldivar@@@brown.edu

Research Areas: Security, Security Policy, Human-Computer Interaction

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Ernesto Zaldivar is an Adjunct Associate Professor of the Practice of Computer Science at Brown University. His research is focused on information security awareness training within organizations, hack backs, deepfakes, election security, and the intersection of law and cybersecurity.

Professor Zaldivar has conducted unprecedented field research to benchmark the way that Fortune 500 companies, financial firms, and government entities approach teaching employees to spot malicious cyber actors. In 2019, the Financial Times and McKinsey & Company named him as a finalist for the Bracken Bower Prize for a book proposal based on his information security research.