Tadayoshi Kohno (Yoshi Kohno)


Professor
Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington

Email: yoshi@cs.washington.edu
Pronouns: he/him

UW CSE Security and Privacy Research Lab
UW Tech Policy Lab

A Textbook

Cryptography Engineering: Design Principles and Practical Applications.
N. Ferguson, B. Schneier, and T. Kohno.
John Wiley & Sons, 2010.
[ Additional information ]
[ Translations completed or in progress: Chinese, Italian, and Korean ]

A Novella

Our Reality: A Novella.
T. Kohno.
2021.
[ Paperback ] [ Kindle eBook ] [ PDF ] [ Companion Materials and Additional Resources ]
[ I wrote Our Reality (set in 2034) with the goal of contributing to thought and conversations about society, racism, and technology ]
[ This story builds on UW Security Lab research exploring the future of augmented reality technologies, as well as other Lab research (see the companion document) ]

An Anthology of Short Stories

Telling Stories: On Culturally Responsive Artificial Intelligence.
R. Calo, B. Friedman, T. Kohno, H. Almeter, and N. Logler, editors.
University of Washington Tech Policy Lab, 2020.
[ Hardcover Book ] [ Single-page PDF ] [ Two-page PDF ]
[ Intended for policymakers, technologists, educators, and others, this collection of short stories explores the relationship between AI, culture, and society. ]

A Card Game

Control-Alt-Hack(TM): White Hat Hacking for Fun and Profit.
T. Denning, T. Kohno, and A. Shostack.
Fall 2012.
[ Additional information ]
[ This is a computer security-themed card game for 3-6 players, designed to be both fun and informative. We licensed the mechanics from Steve Jackson Games. ]
[ Black Hat slides ]

A Security Brainstorming and Educational Toolkit

The Security Cards: A Security Threat Brainstorming Toolkit.
T. Denning, B. Friedman, and T. Kohno.
Summer 2013.
[ Printed Copies ] [ PDF with Crop Lines ] [ PDF without Crop Lines ]
[ This is a set of 42 cards designed to assist in computer security-related brainstorming and education. ]

Some Notebooks

Research Ideas Notebook.
T. Kohno; Design by C. Mondoy-Lin.
July 2020.
[ I originally created this notebook to help me keep track of project-level research ideas. Catherine did the professional design. We are making it available for others, in case others find it useful too. ]
[ Example Pages ]
Research Ideas Notebook.
T. Kohno; Design by C. Mondoy-Lin.
July 2020.
[ This is a hardcover version of the above notebook, with a different design. ]
[ Example Pages ]

Dissertations Advised or Co-advised

Additional Fiction

  • Civilizations.
    T. Kohno.
    Little Blue Marble, May 2021.
    [ Civilizations is a professionally-published short story about the criticality of protecting the environment ]

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