Fred H. Cate

Maurer School of Law and Office of the Vice President for Research IU Bloomington

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Areas of Expertise

Cybersecurity, information privacy law, information security law.

Expert Bio

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:

Los Angeles Times, "Facebook is laughing all the way to the bank as Americans shrug off privacy concerns":

The Washington Times, "Supreme Court declines to hear Zappos customer data breach case":

NPR, "Stopping key tech exports to China could backfire, researchers and firms say":

Updated on: March 30, 2020