ISM 10th anniversary: Online features

Information Security magazine 10th anniversary: Online features

Information Security magazine first rolled off the presses in December 1997, and 10 years later, it remains the premier source for information security news and advice for IT professionals. As a complement to the 10th anniversary issue, we invite you to download some of the interviews our staff conducted with some of the luminaries in the industry.

  10th Anniversary Issue Podcasts:  

  • Sen. Paul Sarbanes and Rep. Michael Oxley: In this exclusive interview, editor Michael Mimoso talks to legislators Paul Sarbanes and Michael Oxley, sponsors of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, arguably, the most important landmark of the past 10 years in information security.

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  • Gene Spafford: Editor Michael Mimoso interviews luminary Gene Spafford, founder and executive director of the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance (CERIAS) at Purdue University. Spaf talks about the early days of CERIAS--which also turns 10 this year--as well as his contributions to the industry and the state of information security going forward.

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  • Phil Zimmermann: Editor Michael Mimoso has a one-on-one conversation with PGP creator Phil ZImmermann. Zimmermann, an encryption pioneer, talks about his legendary crypto battles with the U.S. government, the ultimate adoption of encryption technology in the enterprise, and his latest project, the secure VoIP product Zfone.

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  • Donn Parker: Donn Parker is one of the first cybercrime investigators, and has done landmark work around risk management during his time at SRI Laboratories. In this talk with editor Michael Mimoso, Parker goes over some of the important inflection points in information security, and offers a new take on risk management for the next 10 years.

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  • Bill Cheswick: Bill Cheswick is one of the prominent researchers to emerge from the think-tank at Bell Labs. Now with AT&T Research, Cheswick talks about some of his groundbreaking work in network security, and talks about the security of the Internet for the next decade.

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  Q&A Interviews:  

  • Fyodor Information Security isn't the only standby celebrating its 10th birthday.; Nmap, the popular open source security scanner and network mapping tool, hit double digits in 2007 as well. Like so many projects of its kind, Nmap was a labor of love--and necessity--according to its creator, hacker Fyodor.

  • Bruce Schneier: Author, blogger, cryptographer and security luminary Bruce Schneier shares his opinions on the trends and technology of the last 10 years in information security.

This was last published in January 2008

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