Anton (Tony) Dahbura is the executive director of the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute, co-director of the Johns Hopkins Institute of Assured Autonomy, and an associate research scientist in computer science. His research focuses on security, fault-tolerant computing, distributed systems, and testing.
He received his BSEE, MSEE, and PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Johns Hopkins University in 1981, 1982, and 1984, respectively.
From 1983 until 1996, he was a researcher at AT&T Bell Laboratories, was an invited lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at Princeton University, and served as research director at Motorola Cambridge Research Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Since 1996, he has led several entrepreneurial efforts in the areas of printing, professional baseball operations, and commercial real estate.
In January 2012 he was named Executive Director of the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute in Baltimore.
From 2000 to 2002, he served as chair of the Johns Hopkins University Engineering Alumni and, in 2004, was the recipient of the Johns Hopkins Heritage Award for his service to the university. He chaired the Johns Hopkins Computer Science Department Advisory Board from 1998 until 2012, and during that time also served on the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering National Advisory Council.