Gary Belvin

Adjunct Fellow (Non-resident), Technology Policy Program
Associated Programs: Technology Policy Program

Gary Belvin is an engineer on the Google security team where he works on data center security and the End to End project to “make evil expensive." These projects provide easy, robust, encrypted, and authenticated services to all Google users. Prior to Google, he worked at the National Security Agency upgrading encryption protocols and developing software. He also provides pro-bono security consultations to humanitarian nongovernmental organizations. Mr. Belvin received an undergraduate degree in computer engineering from the University of Washington, Tacoma, and graduate degrees in security informatics and national security policy from the Johns Hopkins University. His graduate work on encrypted text messaging secures Silent Circle messages and helped popularize a key updating technique used by Signal and TextSecure.