Subject Experts Available to Discuss Equifax Data Breach

Written by: Shydale James,
Contact Information: Tanya Klein Public Relations 973-596-3433

In the wake of Equifax’s massive data breach, New Jersey Institute of Technology offers the following experts to comment on the severity of the leak, clarify what a breach of this magnitude means for consumers, and offer tips on how to safeguard information.

Cristian Borcea – Mobile cloud computing and sensing; ad-hoc and vehicular networks; cloud and distributed systems:

Reza Curtmola – Applied cryptography; security of cloud services; wireless networks and computing:

Iulian Neamtiu – Smartphone security; programming languages; software engineering:

Kurt Rohloff – Encrypted computing; homomorphic encryption; cryptography; cybersecurity; secure communication protocols:

One of the nation's leading public technological universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a top-tier research university that prepares students to become leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century. NJIT's multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education provide technological proficiency, business acumen and leadership skills. With an enrollment of 11,400 graduate and undergraduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering, and cybersecurity, in addition to others. NJIT ranks 5th among U.S. polytechnic universities in research expenditures, topping $126 million, and is among the top 1 percent of public colleges and universities in return on educational investment, according to NJIT has a $1.74 billion annual economic impact on the State of New Jersey.