Daniel Zappala

Website Maintenance Alert

Due to scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, October 16, from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm Pacific Daylight Time (UTC -7), parts of the USENIX website (e.g., conference registration, user account changes) may not be available. We apologize for the inconvenience.

If you are trying to register for LISA19, please complete your registration before or after this time period.

Daniel Zappala is the director of the Internet Research Lab at BYU. He is primarily interested in network security and usable security, particularly anywhere that people have to interact with cryptography. Daniel’s recent research includes developing a security layer for TLS, designing better usability for secure messaging apps, and studying mental models of encryption. His students recently won second place in the Facebook Internet Defense Prize and Honorable Mention for Distinguished Paper at SOUPS. Daniel has taught classes on Internet Programming, Networking, Security, Usability, Web Programming, and Western Civilization. He is currently serving on the organizing committees of ACSAC and SOUPS, and on the program committees of USENIX Security and PeTS. Daniel earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Southern California and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. If you visit him, Daniel will make you some great pizza.