Bellovin is the co-author of Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker, and he holds a number patents on cryptographic and network protocols. He has served on many National Research Council study committees, including those on information systems trustworthiness, the privacy implications of authentication technologies, and cybersecurity research needs; he was also a member of the information technology subcommittee of an NRC study group on science versus terrorism. He was a member of the Internet Architecture Board from 1996 to 2002; he was co-director of the Security Area of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) from 2002 through 2004.

Stephen Dycus, a professor at Vermont Law School, teaches and writes about national security and the law, water rights, and wills and trusts. The courses he has taught at Vermont Law School include International Public Law, National Security Law, Estates, Property, and Water Law. He was founding chair of the National Security Law Section, Association of American Law Schools. Dycus is the lead author of National Security Law (the field's leading casebook), and was a founding co-editor in chief of the Journal of National Security Law & Policy. Dycus earned his B.A. degree in 1963 and his LLB degree in 1965 from Southern Methodist University. He earned his LLM degree in 1976 from Harvard University. He has been a faculty member at Vermont Law School since 1976. Dycus was a visiting scholar at the University of California at Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law in 1983 and at the Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington, D.C., in 1991. He was a visiting professor at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, from 1991 to 1992 and at Petrozavodsk State University in Karelia, Russia, in 1997. Dycus is a member of the American Law Institute. Dycus also served as a reviewer of the recent NRC report Technology, Policy, Law, and Ethics Regarding U.S. Acquisition and Use of Cyberattack Capabilities.

Sue E. Eckert is senior fellow at the Thomas J. Watson Jr. Institute for International Studies at Brown University, after having served as assistant secretary of commerce in the Clinton administration. Her current research focuses on issues at the intersection of economic and international security—terrorist financing, targeted sanctions, and critical infrastructure. At the Watson Institute, she co-directs the projects on terrorist financing and targeted sanctions. Recent publications include: Countering the Financing of Terrorism (2008) and “Addressing Challenges to Targeted Sanctions: An Update of the 'Watson Report’” (2009). She works extensively with United Nations bodies to enhance the instrument of targeted sanctions. From 1993 to 1997, she was appointed by President Clinton and confirmed by the Senate as assistant secretary for export administration, responsible for U.S. dual-use export control and economic sanctions policy. Previously, she served on the professional staff of the U.S. House of Representative's Committee on Foreign Affairs, where she oversaw security/nonproliferation issues, technology transfer policies, and economic sanctions.

Jack L. Goldsmith III has been a professor of law at Harvard Law School since 2004. From 2003 to 2004 he was the assistant attorney general in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel. He was a professor of law at the University of Virginia Law School from 2003 to 2004. He served on the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School as an associate professor from 1994 to 1997 and as special counsel to the General Counsel in the Department of Defense. Goldsmith received his B.A. in philosophy summa cum laude from Washington and Lee University in 1984, a B.A. in philosophy, politics, and economics with first class honors from Oxford University in 1986, a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1989, and a diploma in private international law

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