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Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Cybersecurity

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Lauren E. Provost, PhD, joined the faculty in the School of Cybersecurity, Data Science, and Computing at Norwich University in 2021. Her background includes over a decade of cybersecurity experience in ethical hacking of networks and cloud containers.

In her career in higher education, she has taught networking, information assurance, algorithms, operating systems and computer architecture.

She is an active member of the NSA Science of Security research group where she focuses on formalizing components of ethical hacking procedures and the human aspect of cybersecurity. Dr. Provost's most current talk was given at the 2021 NSA HoTSoS Hard Problems session, entitled Formal Treatments of Ethical Hacking to Improve Identification of Vulnerabilities in Complex Computing Environments.

Provost completed her B.S. in Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin and worked on her doctorate in mathematics with a focus on formal methods with the ACL2 Research Group in Austin.

In all of her work, Dr. Provost is an advocate for equity and excellence in computer science education at all levels both in her policy work and service. Dr. Provost advises federal legislators in the northeast on current cybersecurity breaches including the most recent Solar Winds breach. She is also part of the mentorship board for Women in Cybersecurity (WiCys).

Dr. Provost lives with her husband, two daughters and many rescue animals. When not working on Norwich activities, she enjoys time with her horses and reading.

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