Jason Hong is an associate professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. He is also the CTO of Wombat Security Technologies, a company he co-founded in 2008 to deliver software-based cyber security awareness and training solutions for companies seeking to educate their employees. Hong 's research focuses primarily on usable privacy and security and mobile computing. He is also the author of Design of Sites: Patterns for Creating Winning Websites (Prentice Hall, 2007). Hong is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology and earned his PhD in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley.