Ross J Anderson

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Birthday
15, 1956
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
England

About

British professor, author, computer scientist, and security engineering expert. He headed the cryptography sub-program of the University of Cambridge's computer department and worked on the LION, BEAR, and Serpent ciphers.

Before Fame

He studied science, mathematics, and computer engineering at Trinity College, Cambridge. He completed his Ph.D thesis, Robust Computer Security, in 1995.

Trivia

In the late 1990s, he established the Foundation for Information Policy Research.

Family Life

He settled in Sandy, Bedfordshire, England.

Associated With

Following Edward Snowden's 2013 American National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance leak, Anderson spoke publicly on the need to abolish the British secret service.