Chris Bronk, Ph.D.
Chris Bronk is an associate professor, with tenure, at the University of Houston. He has
worked on a number of topics, including: the geopolitics of cyberspace; social media and
influence campaigns; counter-terrorism informatics; border issues; and applied
cybersecurity for energy and logistics. He has published a book, Cyber Threat: The Rise
of Information Geopolitics in U.S. National Security and has published dozens academic
journal articles, papers, and policy reports. His academic work has been sponsored by the
NSF, Department of Energy, Department of Defense, Department of State, Deloitte,
Microsoft, and AT&T. He has served as both a Foreign Service Officer and Senior
Advisor at the U.S. Department of State and developed Diplopedia, the Department’s
wiki-based collaboration environment. Director of the University of Houston’s graduate
cybersecurity program, he has advised students at the master’s and doctoral level now
working in banking, computing, energy, government, and academia. He is a widely
quoted source on cybersecurity matters, with his opinion or input appearing in The New
York Times, The Wall Street Journal, der Spiegel, Foreign Policy, Scientific American,
CNN, the BBC, and The Houston Chronicle.
Episode | March 19th, 2021 | 46 mins 55 secs
iot, security, social media, technology
Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls talk to Prof. Chris Bronk, Ph.D. and Petros Koutoupis about disinformation and cyber security, and how they impact our lives, as well as IoT vulnerabilities and voice recognition technology.