Sarah Cortes, PhD

I am involved in many projects and organizations. This site presents some of my professional services. Inman Technology has been serving industry leaders in critical sectors since 2004.

You can find out more about me:
                at my wiki, wiki.SarahCortes.is
                at my website, www.SarahCortes.is

You can learn about my research at MLAT.is and PrivacyResearch.is

Leading a CoDesign Class at the MIT Media Lab

- PhD Northeastern University, College of Computing and Information Science, Computer Science Information Assurance (Cybersecurity)
- MS Computer Science- Information Security, Boston University 2012
- AB Harvard University


@Sarah Cortes, PhD is President of Inman Technology. She earned her undergraduate degree at Harvard University, and holds an M.S. from Boston University, in Computer Science, Information Security, where she also earned a Certificate in Private Investigation. She earned her PhD in Computer Science, Information Assurance at Northeastern University’s College of Computing and Information Science, and studied Forensic Science at Boston University Medical School. Her research focuses on the darknet, network security, criminal legal treaties (MLATs), and digital forensics. She performs training and research as a postdoctoral intern at Alameda County Sheriff’s Department Digital and Multimedia Evidence Crime Lab.
Prior to undertaking her Ph.D, Sarah was a Senior Vice President for Security, IT Audit and Disaster Recovery at Putnam Investments, an investment management firm with over $400 billion in assets under management. She oversaw Putnam’s recovery on 9/11 when then-parent company Marsh & McLennan’s World Trade Center 99th floor data center was destroyed. Before that, Sarah was a Sr. VP for Data Center and Security Operations with BNY Mellon Bank, a global investments company with $1.6 trillion in assets under management, previously a part of Shearson/Lehman/American Express.
Sarah has published and lectured extensively on the darknet, computer security and privacy, including MLAT.is World Treaty Cartel Internet Overlay for Digital Traffic Analytics, featured in the 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST17).
She has implemented numerous computer applications. Together with Department Chair, Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Forensic Sciences and former Cellmark lab director Dr. Robin Cotton et al., Sarah implemented the DNA Mixtures online tool, with a grant from the US Department of Justice. DNA Mixtures was highlighted in the Executive Office of the President, President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), Report to the President: Forensic Science in Criminal Courts: Ensuring Scientific Validity of Feature-Comparison Methods in 2016.
Contact me:
via email: sarah.cortes@post.harvard.edu
via chat: sarah@ipvtech.is
via phone: 330-99-CYBER
via Twitter: @SarahCortes
via Skype: sarah_cortes 
via LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/sarahcortes

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