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Ross Anderson is Professor of Security Engineering at Cambridge University. He was one of the founders of the discipline of security economics, and leads the Cambridge Cybercrime Centre, which collects and analyses data about online wickedness. He was also a pioneer of prepayment metering, powerline communications, peer-to-peer systems, hardware tamper-resistance and API security. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering, and a winner of the Lovelace Medal – the UK's top award in computing.