Soon Ae Chun is a professor of Information Systems and Informatics, and a Graduate Center doctoral faculty member of Computer Science at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island. She is the director of the Information Security Research and Education Lab (iSecure Lab) sponsored by NSF. She has served as an area chair of Information Systems program. She is the recipient of the 2014 President's Dolphin Award for Outstanding Scholarly Achievement by a Member of the Full-time Faculty. She is the current President-Elect for the Digital Government Society (2014-2015). She was a visiting scholar at Columbia University Network Security Lab and a visiting research professor at CIMIC Rutgers University. She received her Ph.D. and M.B.A. in Information Technology from Rutgers University, and M.S. in Computer Science and MA in Linguistics from SUNY Buffalo. She holds BA from Busan National University in Korea,

Dr. Chun's research interests include Security and Privacy, Semantic Web, Data Integration, Social Data Analytics and Workflow. Dr. Chun's current research projects include the development of a cyber security ontology, a Linked Data development of multi-modal cybersecurity educational data, and research on social data analytics in the Healthcare domain. Her research has been sponsored by NSF, NOAA and New Jersey State Agency and CUNY PSC. Her research has been published in Journal of Computer Security, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, International Journal of Inforamtion and Computer Security, Journal of Distributed and Parallel Databases, Governent Information Quarterly and many other journals and conferences.

She serves as an editorial board member for many journals, and serves as a reviewer for numerous journals, conferences, and proposals. Dr. Chun has served as an organization member for many international conferences, including the general chairs at Int. Conference of the Digital Government Research, the IFIP conference of Database and Applications Security and Privacy (DBSec 2013), a track chair of the Semantic Web Applications at ACM Symposium of Applied Computing (ACM-SAC 2014), and a program chair of Int. Conf on the Digital Government Research (dg.o 2008, 2009 & 2011),

She is a senior member of IEEE & Computer Society, a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Digital Government Society, and the Beta Gamma Sigma National Business Honor Society.

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