Irving Lachow

Senior Associate (Non-resident), Technology Policy Program
Associated Programs: Technology Policy Program

Irving Lachow has spent over 20 years working at the intersection of technology and policy issues, with the last 10 years being primarily focused on cybersecurity. He currently works as a principal cybersecurity engineer at the MITRE Corporation, where he provides technical and policy support to several government organizations. He is also chair of the Board of Advisors of the National Cybersecurity Institute and serves as an adviser to the State of Virginia’s Mach37 Cyber Accelerator initiative.

Dr. Lachow has authored or coauthored more than 25 publications, including books, articles, and reports. He has received fellowships from the Ford Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Kennedy School of Government, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Notable media appearances and publications include the PBS NewsHour, CNN, CSPAN, the Los Angeles Times, the Christian Science Monitor, and Time.com. Dr. Lachow received his Ph.D. in engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University. He earned an A.B. in political science and a B.S. in physics from Stanford University.