Jeff Kosseff is an assistant professor of cybersecurity law at the US Naval Academy. He practiced cyber security and privacy law at Covington & Burling LLP and clerked for Judge Milan D. Smith Jr. of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Judge Leonie M. Brinkema of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Kosseff is a graduate of Georgetown University’s Law Center and the University of Michigan. Before becoming a lawyer, he was a journalist for the Oregonian, where he covered technology and Congress. Jeff was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting and a recipient of the George Polk Award.