Aaron Alva

Aaron Alva is a lawyer (not yours) and hacker who works as a technologist at the Federal Trade Commission's Office of Technology Research and Investigation (OTech). He was a recipient of the NSF CyberCorps scholarship for his MS/JD work at the University of Washington. At the FTC, he explains technical issues to attorneys working on behalf of consumers, and conducts research on areas that impact us all.

Before the FTC, Aaron conducted research on a variety of topics including cloud forensics, digital evidence admissibility, surgical robotics security, and more.

He fights to protect the future in which his daughters will grow, lead, and amaze.

  • Education
    • University of Washington