Avi Rubin

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We have reviewed the Department of Defense report titled "Expanding the Use of Electronic Voting Technology for UOCAVA Citizens" of May 2007. We find the report quite troubling. Although the report describes many laudable ways to simplify voting for overseas Americans, it also appears fundamentally to be advocating for " a complete Internet voting system "(More)
A novel semiautomated buffer exchange process workflow was developed to enable efficient early protein formulation screening. An antibody fragment protein, BMSdab, was used to demonstrate the workflow. The process afforded 60% to 80% cycle time and scientist time savings and significant material efficiencies. These efficiencies ultimately facilitated(More)
HealthTech '13 will be co-located with the 22nd USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security '13), which will take place August 14–16, 2013. Overview Advances in healthcare technology show great potential to improve the delivery and stem the rising costs of healthcare. However, the rapid development and hasty adoption of new technologies combined with a(More)
Many electronic and mobile commerce systems collect and transferinformation about user identity and location. Are single-sign-onsystems for Web users such as Microsoft's Passport, AOL's MagicCarpet and Sun's Liberty Alliance Project desirable conveniences,or unacceptable threats to privacy, or both? Is the logging andretention of cell phone users' travels(More)
Acknowledgments My advisor Steve Homer served as a reliable sounding board and guiding force in my studies at Boston University. I am indebted to him for his unceasing support during my numerous transitions in Boston. The seeds for this work were planted while I visited Bellcore's Mathematics and Cryptology research group in the summer of 1996 at Raj's(More)
My research focuses on computer security and privacy, with an emphasis on problems that broadly impact society and public policy. Topics that interest me include software security, network security, data privacy, anonymity, electronic voting, censorship resistance, digital rights management, computer forensics, ethics, and cybercrime. I'm also interested in(More)