Professor Cate specializes in information privacy and security law issues. He has testified before numerous congressional committees and speaks frequently before professional, industry, and government groups.He is a senior policy advisor to the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams LLP, a member of Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Academic Advisory Board, Intel’s Privacy and Security External Advisory Board, the Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Committee Cybersecurity Subcommittee, the Department of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Privacy Oversight Board, the Board of Directors of The Privacy Projects, the Board of Directors of the International Foundation for Online Responsibility, and the Board of Directors of the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction.
Previously, Professor Cate served as a member of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Technical and Privacy Dimensions of Information for Terrorism Prevention, counsel to the Department of Defense Technology and Privacy Advisory Committee, reporter for the third report of the Markle Task Force on National Security in the Information Age, and a member of the Federal Trade Commission’s Advisory Committee on Online Access and Security. He chaired the International Telecommunication Union’s High-Level Experts on Electronic Signatures and Certification Authorities.
He served as the Privacy Editor for the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers’ Security & Privacy and is one of the founding editors of the Oxford University Press journal, International Data Privacy Law. He is the author of more than 150 books and articles, including The Internet and the First Amendment, Privacy in the Information Age, and Privacy in Perspective, and he appears frequently in the popular press.
Professor Cate attended Oxford University and received his J.D. and his A.B. with Honors and Distinction from Stanford University. He is a Senator and Fellow (and immediate past President) of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and an elected member of the American Law Institute, and appears in the three most recent Computerworld listings of the world’s “Best Privacy Advisers.”
David G. Delaney joined the Maurer faculty and Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research staff in 2013 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where he served from 2004 as an attorney advisor and then deputy associate general counsel. At DHS, Delaney provided legal advice to senior DHS leaders and their staffs on constitutional, statutory, regulatory, and international law on issues involving cybersecurity, critical infrastructure protection, and intelligence matters. He also coordinated the cybersecurity efforts of DHS with the Department of Justice, Department of Defense, and the intelligence community.Before joining DHS, Delaney served in the U.S. Army as a platoon leader, battalion staff officer, and company commander in the military police, including overseas deployments in Germany and Bosnia. Delaney graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, received his law degree from Boston College Law School, and earned a Masters of Arts in Law and Diplomacy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
Professor Fidler specializes in international law. He is one of the world’s leading experts on the relationship between international law and cyberspace, cybersecurity law and policy, the rule of law in counterinsurgency and stability operations, international law and global health, biosecurity threats posed by biological weapons and bioterrorism, arms control and non-proliferation concerning weapons of mass destruction, the international legal implications of “non-lethal” weapons, and the globalization of baseball.In addition to his teaching and scholarly activities, Professor Fidler has served as an international legal consultant to the World Bank (on foreign investment in Palestine), the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (on global health issues), the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Science Board (on bioterrorism), the Scientists Working Group on Biological and Chemical Weapons of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, U.S. Joint Forces Command (on rule of law issues in stability operations), the Interagency Afghanistan Integrated Civilian-Military Pre-Deployment Training Course organized by the Departments of Defense, State, Agriculture and the U.S. Agency for International Development, and various initiatives undertaken by non-governmental organizations in the areas of global health and arms control.
Professor Fidler is a Fellow at the Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research, a Fellow with the Pacific and Asia Society, and an Associate Fellow with the Centre on Global Health Security at Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House). He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the American Society of International Law’s Interest Group on International Law and Technology.