Dr. Sid Stamm is a Rose-Hulman alumnus who was previously the lead architect and engineer on security and privacy for Mozilla. An expert in computer security, web standards, and data privacy, he helps students hone their cybersecurity skills through classes and extracurricular activities, like the Computer Security Club, which has successfully competed in various cyber defense competitions. As a student on campus, Dr. Stamm was featured in several Drama Club productions.

Teaching Interests

  • Computer security
  • Web standards, policy and technology
  • Data privacy

Research Experiences

  • Internet privacy
  • Social and political influences on cybersecurity
  • Web application security
  • Encrypted communications


  • Fraud/malware detection for large Silicon Valley company
  • 6-plus years building security into Firefox and web standards

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Indiana University
  • MS, Indiana University
  • BS, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
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