Aviel D. Rubin, Ph.D. is Professor of Computer Science and Technical Director of the Information Security Institute at Johns Hopkins University. He is also the founder and president of Independent Security Evaluators, a security consulting firm. In 2004, Baltimore magazine named him Baltimorean of the Year for his work on electronic voting security, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation gave him its prestigious Pioneer Award. He has testified three times before the U.S. Congress, as well as before the U.S. Election Assistance Committee. He is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Grant to study electronic voting. Dr. Rubin has appeared on 60 Minutes, CNN, NPR, and Wired News, and in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Baltimore Sun, and many more newspapers.