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Simson Garfinkel Guest Contributor

Simson L. Garfinkel is a computer security research scientist whose interests include digital forensics, security, personal information management, privacy, and terrorism. He holds six U.S. patents for his computer-related research, has published dozens of journal and conference papers in security and computer forensics, is the author or co-author of 14 books, and has started five companies. Garfinkel is also an an associate professor at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, but his articles here are independent efforts and do not represent the official policy or position of the Naval Postgraduate School, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. government.

  • The Undefended Airwaves

    Wireless communication could be made secure. But industry dropped the ball on encryption.

  • The DVD Rebellion

    You can’t hold good information down. But in its heavy-handed efforts to protect copyright, the movie industry doesn’t get it.

  • Dot What?

    Seven new Internet domain names now offer more cyber real estate. But is anyone buying?

  • Internet on a Chip

    A new chip helps connect coffeepots and other dumb appliances to the Net. But are we ready?

  • Canada Gets Private

    Legislation: Federal law aims to protect personal information.

  • Biological Computing

    A vial of bacteria capable of computation? Injectable cells that survey the bloodstream and produce drugs on demand? These ideas might not be as far-fetched as they sound.

  • Fountain of Ideas

    A reservoir for computing innovation, LCS has provided a haven for startups-and a place for researcher/entrepreneurs to regroup and begin again.

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