Lorrie is the director and Bosch Distinguished Professor in Security and Privacy Technologies of CyLab and FORE Systems Professor of Computer Science and of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). She is co-director of the MSIT-Privacy Engineering masters program in the School of Computer Science at CMU. In 2016 she served as Chief Technologist at the US Federal Trade Commission. Lorrie is also a co-founder of Wombat Security Technologies, Inc, a security awareness training company. Her research focuses on online privacy and usable privacy and security.