James F. Riordan

Dr. James RiordanJames F. Riordan
Lincoln Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cyber System Assessments Group
244 Wood Street
Lexington, MA 02420-9108
email: james.riordan@ll.mit.edu

Dr. James F. Riordan is a member of the technical staff in the Cyber System Assessments Group. He joined MIT Lincoln Laboratory in June 2009. His research interests include operational security, applied cryptography, risk assessment, resilient computing, and the semantic web.  Prior to joining the Laboratory, he was a research staff member at the IBM Research Laboratory in Zurich, Switzerland, for twelve years; at this laboratory he led numerous security-related projects ranging from mobile computing to intrusion detection to web-centric trust enhancement and was named an IBM Master Inventor. He served on the executive board of the resilient computing network of excellence of the European Union. 

Dr. Riordan received a PhD degree in mathematics from the University of Minnesota in 1997. During his studies, he was a member of the Architecture, Research, and Technology group of the Secure Computing Corporation and a consultant to Counterpane Internet Security.


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