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Cynthia Irvine

Distinguished Professor of  Computer Science at the Naval Postgraduate School and Director of the Center for Information Systems Security Studies and Research (CISR) at NPS.

Inducted into  Cyber Security Hall of Fame, October 2015. 

Dr. Cynthia Irvine is a Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Center for Information Systems Security Studies and Research (CISR) at the Naval Postgraduate School. 

Her research centers on the design and construction of high assurance systems and multilevel security. A new interest is cyber systems and operations, which led to her being the first Chair of the recently formed NPS Cyber Academic Group from 2011 through 2015. She is an author on over 160 papers and reports and has supervised the research of over 140 Masters and PhD students. 

Dr. Irvine is a recipient of the Naval Information Assurance Award and the William Hugh Murray Founder's Award from the Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education. She is a member of the ACM, a lifetime member of the ASP, and a Golden Core Member of the IEEE. From 2005 through 2009, she served as Vice-Chair and subsequently as Chair of the IEEE TC on Security and Privacy. In October 2015, she was inducted into the  National Cybersecurity Hall of Fame.

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