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Garfinkel, Simson

Overview
Works: 52 works in 301 publications in 10 languages and 9,993 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other
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Most widely held works by Simson Garfinkel
Database nation : the death of privacy in the 21st century by Simson Garfinkel( Book )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the effects of information technology upon personal freedom, covering such issues as intellectual property, access to medical records, global terrorism, and personalized marketing
Architects of the information society : 35 years of the Laboratory for Computer Science at MIT by Simson Garfinkel( )

10 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS) has been responsible for some of the most significant technological achievements of the past few decades. Much of the hardware and software driving the information revolution has been, and continues to be, created at LCS. Anyone who sends and receives email, communicates with colleagues through a LAN, surfs the Web, or makes decisions using a spreadsheet is benefiting from the creativity of LCS members." "LCS is an interdepartmental laboratory that brings together faculty, researchers, and students in a broad program of study, research, and experimentation. Their principal goal is to pursue innovations in information technology that will improve people's lives. LCS members have been instrumental in the development of ARPAnet, the Internet, the Web, Ethernet, time-shared computers, UNIX, RSA encryption, the X Windows system, NuBus, and many other technologies." "This book, published in celebration of LCS's thirty-fifth anniversary, chronicles its history, achievements, and continued importance to computer science. The essays are complemented by historical photographs."--Jacket
Practical UNIX and Internet security by Simson Garfinkel( Book )

54 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Practical Unix Security was first published more than a decade ago, it became an instant classic. Crammed with information about host security, it saved many a Unix system administrator from disaster. The second edition added much-needed Internet security coverage and doubled the size of the original volume. The third edition is a comprehensive update of this very popular book - a companion for the Unix/Linux system administrator who needs to secure his or her organization's system, networks, and web presence in an increasingly hostile world. Focusing on the four most popular Unix variants
PGP : pretty good privacy by Simson Garfinkel( Book )

26 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Índice abreviado:; 1. PGP overview 2. Cryptography basics 3. Cryptography history and policy 4. A pretty good history of PGP 5. Privacy and public policy 6. Cryptography patents and export 7. Protecting your files 8. Creating PGP keys 9. Managing PGP keys 10. Encrypting emaill 11. Using digital signatures 12. Certifying and distributing keys 13. Revoking, disabling, and escrowing keys 14. PGP configuration file 15. PGP Internet key servers A. Getting PGP B. Installing PGP on a PC C. Installing PGP on a UNIX system D. Installing PGP on a Macintosh E. Versions of PGP F. The mathematics of cryptography
Web security & commerce by Simson Garfinkel( Book )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attacks on government web sites, break-ins at Internet service providers, electronic credit card fraud, invasion of personal privacy by merchants as well as hackers - is this what the World Wide Web is really all about? Web Security & Commerce cuts through the hype and the front page stories. It tells you what the real risks are and explains how you can minimize them. Whether you're a casual (but concerned) web surfer or a system administrator responsible for the security of a critical web server, this book will tell you what you need to know. Entertaining as well as illuminating, it looks behind the headlines at the technologies, risks, and benefits of the Web
Practical UNIX security by Simson Garfinkel( Book )

35 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Security and usability : designing secure systems that people can use by Lorrie Faith Cranor( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Security and Usability provides a window into the future of computer security. The first book describing this emerging and critically important field, it collects 34 groundbreaking essays from leading security, usability, and human-computer interaction (HCI) researchers around the world."--Jacket
Stopping spam by Alan Schwartz( Book )

14 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a book for people whose mailboxes are full of junk messages. It's a book for people who are upset that they can't find the on-topic postings in their once-helpful Usenet newsgroups and fear that the community of newsgroup readers will dissolve in disgust. And it's a book for system and network administrators, and Internet service providers (ISPs) who are concerned about the growing toll that spam is taking on their systems - and are looking for a way to put an end to it once and for all." "In addition to technical details, you'll find entertaining stories of the Green Card Lottery, the "Spam King," famous Internet chain letters, and court cases."--Jacket
Usable security : history, themes, and challenges by Simson Garfinkel( )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There has been roughly 15 years of research into approaches for aligning research in Human Computer Interaction with computer Security, more colloquially known as "usable security." Although usability and security were once thought to be inherently antagonistic, today there is wide consensus that systems that are not usable will inevitably suffer security failures when they are deployed into the real world. Only by simultaneously addressing both usability and security concerns will we be able to build systems that are truly secure. This book presents the historical context of the work to date on usable security and privacy, creates a taxonomy for organizing that work, outlines current research objectives, presents lessons learned, and makes suggestions for future research
The UNIX-haters handbook( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dian zi shang wu yu wang lu an quan by Simson Garfinkel( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Chinese and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RFID : applications, security, and privacy by Simson Garfinkel( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Award-winning technology journalist and privacy expert Simson Garfinkel brings together contributions from every stakeholder community-from RFID suppliers to privacy advocates and beyond. His contributors introduce today's leading wireless ID technologies, trace their evolution, explain their promise, assess their privacy risks, and evaluate proposed solutions - technical, business, and political. The book also looks beyond RFID, reviewing the privacy implications of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, smart cards, biometrics, new cell-phone networks, and the ever-evolving Internet."--Jacket
Seguridad y comercio en el web by Simson Garfinkel( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Web security, privacy and commerce by Simson Garfinkel( )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the first edition of this classic reference was published, World Wide Web use has exploded and e-commerce has become a daily part of business and personal life. As Web use has grown, so have the threats to our security and privacy--from credit card fraud to routine invasions of privacy by marketers to web site defacements to attacks that shut down popular web sites. Web Security, Privacy & Commerce goes behind the headlines, examines the major security risks facing us today, and explains how we can minimize them. It describes risks for Windows and Unix, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator, and a wide range of current programs and products. In vast detail, the book covers:<li type="disc">Web technology--The technological underpinnings of the modern Internet and the cryptographic foundations of e-commerce are discussed, along with SSL (the Secure Sockets Layer), the significance of the PKI (Public Key Infrastructure), and digital identification, including passwords, digital signatures, and biometrics.<li type="disc">Web privacy and security for users--Learn the real risks to user privacy, including cookies, log files, identity theft, spam, web logs, and web bugs, and the most common risk, users' own willingness to provide e-commerce sites with personal information. Hostile mobile code in plug-ins, ActiveX controls, Java applets, and JavaScript, Flash, and Shockwave programs are also covered.<li type="disc">Web server security--Administrators and service providers discover how to secure their systems and web services. Topics include CGI, PHP, SSL certificates, law enforcement issues, and more.<li type="disc">Web content security--Zero in on web publishing issues for content providers, including intellectual property, copyright and trademark issues, P3P and privacy policies, digital payments, client-side digital signatures, code signing, pornography filtering and PICS, and other controls on web content. Nearly double the size of the first edition, this completely updated volume is destined to be the definitive reference on Web security risks and the techniques and technologies you can use to protect your privacy, your organization, your system, and your network
Unix yu Internet an quan fang hu by Ge Fen Ke( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stoppt Spam - kurz & gut by Alan Schwartz( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internet an quan fang hu by Ge fen ke( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Chinese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

UNIX yuInternet an quan fang hu by Jia fei ji( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Web security, privacy & e-commerce by Simson Garfinkel( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research on usable security : history, themes, and challenges by Simson Garfinkel( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There has been roughly 15 years of research into approaches for aligning research in Human Computer Interaction with computer Security, more colloquially known as "usable security." Although usability and security were once thought to be inherently antagonistic, today there is wide consensus that systems that are not usable will inevitably suffer security failures when they are deployed into the real world. Only by simultaneously addressing both usability and security concerns will we be able to build systems that are truly secure. This book presents the historical context of the work to date on usable security and privacy, creates a taxonomy for organizing that work, outlines current research objectives, presents lessons learned, and makes suggestions for future research
 
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Database nation : the death of privacy in the 21st century
Alternative Names
Garfinkel, S.

Garfinkel, Simson

Garfinkel, Simson L.

Garfinkel, Simson L. 1965-

Simson Garfinkel American academic and journalist

Simson Garfinkel Amerikaans informaticus

Simson Garfinkel consultant informatique, aux Etats-Unis

가핀켈, 심슨 1965-

ガーフィンケル, シムソン

シムソン・ガーフィンケル

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Architects of the information society : 35 years of the Laboratory for Computer Science at MITPractical UNIX and Internet securityPGP : pretty good privacyWeb security & commerceSecurity and usability : designing secure systems that people can useStopping spamThe UNIX-haters handbookRFID : applications, security, and privacyWeb security, privacy and commerce