B. Clifford Neuman

  • Director, USC Center for Computer Systems Security
  • Senior Project Leader, USC Information Sciences Institute
  • Associate Research Professor of Computer Science
  • USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Office: (310) 448-8736

Expertise Summary

Expert in computer security, including e-commerce, online payments and remote network access


  • computer security
  • cybersecurity
  • electronic commerce
  • electronic payment systems
  • information infrastructure ("information superhighway")
  • global operating systems technology
  • net neutrality and internet service providers (ISPs)
  • coronavirus and cybersecurity

Additional Information

  • Co-designer, Kerberos network authentication system
  • Designer, NetCheque electronic payment system and Prospero directory service