Eugene Schultz

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Eugene Schultz (1946 - 2011) was an American computer security researcher and expert on cybersecurity.


Schultz was born on September 10, 1946, in Chicago to E. Eugene Sr. and Elizabeth Schultz.[1] He was married to Cathy Brown for 36 years. The couple had three daughters.[1]

He died of a stroke on October 2, 2011.[2]


He completed his bachelor's degree from UCLA.[1] He later earned his MS and PhD in cognitive sciences from Purdue University.[1]


He was the founder of U.S. Department of Energy's Computer Incident Advisory Capability (CIAC). He managed it for several years.[3] He was the chief technology officer at Emagined Security.[2] He authored several books and papers on computer security.[2] He was the Editor-in-Chief of Computers and Security which is the oldest journal in computing security.[4] He was an adjunct professor at several universities.[5] He was a winner of the Department of Energy's excellence award.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "CERIAS : Gene Schultz, R. I. P". 2011-10-03. Retrieved 2014-03-03.
  2. ^ a b c d "RIP - Cyber Security Expert Dr. Eugene Schultz". Retrieved 2014-03-03.
  3. ^ Angela Moscaritolo (2011-03-18). "Industry remembers security heavyweight Schultz". SC Magazine. Retrieved 2014-03-03.
  4. ^ "Infosecurity - Earl Eugene Schultz: 10 September 1946 – 2 October 2011". Retrieved 2014-03-03.
  5. ^ "Security Industry Parts From Gene Schultz". Retrieved 2014-03-03.

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