Pedro G. Leon
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I am a first year Ph.D. student in Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, where I am part of the CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory. My research interests are in the economics of privacy and information security, human factors in computer systems and privacy protection mechanisms; including software tools, standards and regulation. I am also interested in cooperation strategies between governments to better protect the privacy of Internet users whose information flows across boundaries.

I obtained my masters degree in Information Security Technology and Management in 2010 from the Information Networking Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. And my bachelors degree in Telecommunications Engineering in 2003 from the School of Engineering at the National Autonomous University of México

Before joining CMU I worked for the Central Bank of Mexico from 2003 to 2008. Previously I had worked as a research assistant with professor Rogelio Alcantara who was my thesis adviser. You can find more information about my professional experience, research interests and more by following the links on the left hand side of this web page.


Pedro G. Leon
Department of Engineering and Public Policy
Carnegie Mellon University
4700 Forbes Ave., CIC Building 2222F
Pittsburgh, PA 15213