Areas of Expertise
Cybersecurity, information privacy law, information security law.
Fred H. Cate is vice president for research, Distinguished Professor, C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law and adjunct professor of informatics and computing at Indiana University. He specializes in information security and privacy law, and he appears regularly before Congress and government agencies on these subjects.
Cate has served on numerous government, industry, and National Academies committees relating to privacy and information security. His most recent book, "Bulk Collection: Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data," was published in 2017. He attended Oxford University and received his J.D. and his A.B. with honors and distinction from Stanford University.
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Research profile: https://research.iu.edu/contact/directory/profile/cate-fred
Los Angeles Times, "Facebook is laughing all the way to the bank as Americans shrug off privacy concerns": https://www.latimes.com/business/lazarus/la-fi-lazarus-facebook-is-winning-the-privacy-war-20190204-story.html
The Washington Times, "Supreme Court declines to hear Zappos customer data breach case": https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/mar/25/supreme-court-declines-to-hear-zappos-customer-dat/
NPR, "Stopping key tech exports to China could backfire, researchers and firms say": https://www.npr.org/2019/05/14/722933448/stopping-key-tech-exports-to-china-could-backfire-researchers-and-firms-say
Updated on: March 30, 2020