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Maxim Weinstein leads StopBadware, a former Berkman Center project. He is a regular speaker and panelist on the topics of malware policy and  web security. He also serves on a number of cross-industry working groups  and on the Massachusetts Educational Technology Advisory Council. In 2009,  he was recognized by SC Magazine as one of the year’s “information security luminaries.”

Prior to joining StopBadware, Maxim worked in a variety of positions involving technology, communications, education, and leadership across a range of industries. Most recently, he served on the national management team of Year Up as its technology director. 

Maxim is a graduate of Tufts University, from which he earned a master's degree in teaching and a bachelor's degree in quantitative economics and environmental studies.

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May 29, 2009

President Obama addresses nation on cyber security

StopBadware manager Maxim Weinstein cheers the new administration's escalation of cyber security -- including badware prevention -- to a national priority...