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Computer Security: The Security Of The World

9/11/2018 11:44:27 AM By Abigail Bobrow and Kim Schmidt

A sticker Parisa created for her team at Google, a reminder of their role in security.
A sticker Parisa created for her team at Google, a reminder of their role in security.
Parisa Tabriz takes the stage as the keynote speaker at one of the year’s most attended cybersecurity events—the annual Black Hat Conference.

“Computer security is increasingly becoming the security of the world,” she declares just a few minutes into her talk.

Tabriz is the director of engineering at Google Chrome and manages two hundred people around the world who try to protect billions of Chrome users.

She’s also an Illinois Computer Science graduate (BS ’06), and remembers that, when she was a student, security was not the all-important pursuit it has become.

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