Simson Garfinkel

Arlington, Virginia

Simson L. Garfinkel is an Associate Professor at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, and an associate of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. His research interests include computer forensics, the emerging field of usability and security, personal information management, privacy, information policy and terrorism. He holds six US patents for his computer-related research and has published dozens of journal and conference papers in security and computer forensics. Garfinkel is the author or co-author of fourteen books on computing. He is perhaps best known for his book Database Nation: The Death of Privacy in the 21st Century. Garfinkel's most successful book, Practical UNIX and Internet Security (co-authored with Gene Spafford), has sold more than 250,000 copies and been translated into more than a dozen languages since the first edition was published in 1991. Garfinkel is also a journalist and has written more than a thousand articles about science, technology, and technology policy in the popular press since 1983. He started writing about identity theft in 1988. He has won numerous national journalism awards, including the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award two years in a row for his "Machine shop" series in CSO magazine. Today he mostly writes for Technology Review Magazine and the technologyreview.com website. As an entrepreneur, Garfinkel founded five companies between 1989 and 2000. Two of the most successful were Vineyard.NET, which provided Internet service on Martha's Vineyard to more than a thousand customers from 1995 through 2005, and Sandstorm Enterprises, an early developer of commercial computer forensic tools.

Security and Usability Security and Usability
by Lorrie Faith Cranor , Simson Garfinkel
August 2005
Print: $44.95
Ebook: $35.99

Practical UNIX and Internet Security Practical UNIX and Internet Security
by Simson Garfinkel , Gene Spafford , Alan Schwartz
Third Edition February 2003
Print: $54.95
Ebook: $43.99

Building Cocoa Applications: A Step by Step Guide Building Cocoa Applications: A Step by Step Guide
by Simson Garfinkel , Michael Mahoney
May 2002
Print: $64.99

Web Security, Privacy & Commerce Web Security, Privacy & Commerce
by Simson Garfinkel
Second Edition November 2001
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $39.99

Database Nation Database Nation
by Simson Garfinkel
December 2000
Print: $16.95
Ebook: $13.99

Database Nation Database Nation
by Simson Garfinkel
January 2000
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Stopping Spam Stopping Spam
by Alan Schwartz , Simson Garfinkel
October 1998
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Web Security: A Matter of Trust Web Security: A Matter of Trust
by C. Bradford Biddle , Simson Garfinkel , John Gilmore , Rohit Khare , Cricket Liu , Lincoln Stein , et al.
September 1997
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Web Security and Commerce Web Security and Commerce
by Simson Garfinkel
June 1997
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Practical UNIX and Internet Security Practical UNIX and Internet Security
by Simson Garfinkel , Gene Spafford
Second Edition April 1996
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PGP: Pretty Good Privacy PGP: Pretty Good Privacy
by Simson Garfinkel
December 1994
Print: $34.95

Practical UNIX Security Practical UNIX Security
by Simson Garfinkel , Gene Spafford
June 1991
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