Moti Yung is a Research Scientist with Google Inc. and Adjunct Senior Research Faculty at the Computer Science Department, Columbia University. Before that, he was a member of IBM Research, a consultant to leading companies and governments, and a technical director with RSA Laboratories. His main research interests are in the areas of Security, Cryptography and Privacy, as well as in Distributed Computing Algorithms, and related areas in Computer Science. He has been working on central issues within the scientific foundations and theory in cryptography, innovation in cryptosystems and their relations to systems security, and crucial industrial solutions and products. In 2010 Yung delivered the annual Distinguished Lecture in Cryptography of IACR (the International Association for Cryptologic Research). He is a fellow of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), IEEE, and IACR.