Jason Hong

Jason Hong was a fellow in New America's Cybersecurity Initiative. He 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.

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
While You Track Pokémon, Pokémon Go Tracks You

Jason Hong was quoted in USA Today about Pokemon Go.


Get Smart: Securing the Internet of Things

Jason Hong articulates why we need to be as smart as our phones and toasters.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Toward a Safe and Secure Internet of Things

The Internet of Things offers opportunities in education, energy, healthcare, and transportation. It also poses challenges in cybersecurity.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE and NEW AMERICA
Carnegie Mellon Faculty Will Share Visions of Robots, A.I., and Big Data at "Summer Davos"

Jason Hong, associate professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute; Tom Mitchell, head of the Machine Learning Department; Daniel N