Dr. Irving Lachow

Principal Cyber Security Engineer, MITRE
NCI Board Chair Emeritus

Dr. Irving LachowDr. Irving Lachow has spent over 20 years working at the intersection of technology and policy issues, with the last 15 years being primarily focused on cyber security. Dr. Lachow is currently a Principal Cyber Security Engineer at the MITRE Corporation where he works on a wide range of cyber security issues. In addition to working at MITRE, Dr. Lachow is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Chair of the Advisory Board 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 30 publications, and 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. He 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.