Ryan Ellis is an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Northeastern University. His research and teaching focuses on topics related to communication law and policy, infrastructure politics, and cybersecurity. His current research project focuses on the invention of the market for software bugs. He is the author of the upcoming Letters, Power Lines, and Other Dangerous Things: The Politics of Infrastructure Security (MIT Press) and the co-editor of Rewired: Cybersecurity Governance (Wiley, 2019).
Data & SocietyIn Bounty Everything: Hackers and the Making of the Global Bug Marketplace, researchers Ryan Ellis and Yuan Stevens provide a window into the working lives of hackers who participate in “bug bounty” programs—programs that hire ... Read moreJanuary 2022