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Johns Hopkins Cybersecurity Expert Available on Colonial Pipeline Attack

May 10, 2021
CONTACT: Jill Rosen
Cell: 443-547-8805
jrosen@jhu.edu
Kait Howard
Cell: 443-301-7993
kehoward@jhu.edu

Johns Hopkins Cybersecurity Expert Available on Colonial Pipeline Attack

Anton Dahbura

As officials struggle to reopen a major U.S. fuel pipeline hit by a ransomware attack on Friday, a Johns Hopkins cybersecurity expert is available to offer perspective, particularly about the vulnerability of crucial systems to such attacks.

Anton Dahbura is executive director of the Johns Hopkins Information Security Institute. Earlier this year he testified before the Maryland General Assembly about a bill that would make ransomware attacks a criminal activity in the state.

Dahbura is also co-director of the Johns Hopkins Institute of Assured Autonomy, which works to ensure the safe, secure, reliable, and predictable integration of autonomous systems into society.

To reach Dahbura, please contact Jill Rosen, jrosen@jhu.edu, or Kait Howard, kehoward@jhu.edu.

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