Matt Wright is the Director of the Center for Cybersecurity at RIT and a Professor of Computing Security. He graduated with his PhD from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts in May, 2005, where he earned his MS in 2002. His dissertation work examined attacks and defenses of systems that provide anonymity online. His other interests include understanding the human element of security and security and privacy in all sorts of distributed systems, including peer-to-peer, mobile, and Internet of Things. Previously, he earned his BS degree in Computer Science at Harvey Mudd College. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, the Outstanding Paper Award at the 2002 Symposium on Network and Distributed System Security, and the Outstanding Student Paper Award at the 2016 European Symposium on Research in Computer Security.
Professor and Director of Center for Cybersecurity