Principal Security Analyst

Emily K. Adams

Principal Security Analyst

Principal Security Analyst


Emily K. Adams is a Principal Security Analyst at the Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR).  Emily’s career includes serving IU’s University Information Security Office (UISO) as a Lead Security Engineer focused on protecting and defending the university’s information technology environment with expertise in security consulting, network intrusion detection and analysis, incident response, and security systems administration.  Emily also worked with the Department of Defense as an Information Analyst integrating NIST security controls into the FISMA certification and accreditation process for strategic information systems. Previous to her work with the DoD, she served IU's University Information Technology Services (UITS) for over eleven years in project management, systems administration, and client support.


Presentations and Publications

Emily K. Adams, Mehool Intwala, and Apu Kapadia, “MeD-Lights: A Usable Metaphor for Patient Controlled Access to Electronic Health Records,” In Proceedings of the 1st ACM International Health Informatics Symposium (IHI '10), Tiffany Veinot (Ed.). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 800-808.


Emily K. Adams, “Semi-Quantitative Metrics for Evaluating Cyber Risk of Public Information: Higher Education,” Paper presented at workshop: Research Methodologies for Analyzing Cybercrime and Cyberwar. ACM Web Science 2014 Conference (WebSci '14), Bloomington, IN. June 23 - 26, 2014.


Vaibhav Garg, Emily K. Adams, James T. Brown, and Nathaniel Husted, "Facilitative and Rememberative: Novel Incentive Structures for Increased Exercise in Interactive Media," SIGCAS Comput. Soc. 44, 2 (July 2014), 11-15.