Fred H. Cate is vice president for research at Indiana University, IU Distinguished Professor, and C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law, and a senior fellow at the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research. He specializes in information privacy and security law issues. He has testified before numerous congressional committees and speaks frequently before professional, industry, and government groups.
The author of more than 150 articles and books, he served as the privacy editor for the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers' Security & Privacy and is one of the founding editors of the Oxford University Press journal, International Data Privacy Law. He is the co-author of a forthcoming book from Oxford University Press, Bulk Collection: Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data.