Non-Affiliated Experts

Alec Yasinsac

Florida State University Security and Assurance in Information Technology Laboratory
850 644 6407

Dr. Alec Yasinsac is a Co-founder and Co-Director of The Security and Assurance in Information Security (SAIT) Laboratory and an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Florida State University. He has twenty nine years experience in application development, mainframe operating systems, and network engineering and has published over fifty refereed workshop, conference, and journal papers on information security. He received his doctorate from the University of Virginia where he was on faculty as the Marine Officer Instructor and his advisor was Bill Wulf.

Alec is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of the IEEE Computer Society and the Association of Computing Machines. He sits on the ACM US Public Policy Committee and has been avisiting scholar at the National Academy of Engineering and at Harris Corporation. With research interests in electronic voting systems, Alec also sits on the Florida Help America Vote Act Planning Committee and was on the Advisory Board for the 2007 NationalAcademy of Engineering 2007 National Meeting Symposium OnElectronic Voting. He led the first academic source code review in support of an election audit for the 2006 Florida United States Congressional District 13 race and has conducted several other electronic voting security code reviews and systems security analysis for the Florida Department of State. He routinely contributes to national meetings and panels thataddress voting system security issues.