National Cyber Security Hall of Fame

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National Cyber Security Hall of Fame
Established2012
LocationBaltimore, MD
Number of inductees16
Websitewww.cybersecurityhalloffame.com

The National Cyber Security Hall of Fame was established in 2012 to recognize the contributions of key individuals in the field of cyber security, its mission statement is, Respect the Past - Protect the Future. According to its website, it is designed to honor the innovative individuals and organizations which had the vision and leadership to create the fundamental building blocks for the Cyber Security Industry. The organization also highlights major milestones in the industry's 40-year history through a timeline representation, which includes inductees and their corresponding accomplishments.

Nominations[edit]

Nominations into the Cyber Security Hall of Fame are submitted in the following categories, then reviewed by the Advisory Committee, chaired in 2013 by Mike Jacobs.

  • Technology
  • Policy
  • Public Awareness
  • Education
  • Business

Advisory Board[edit]

As of 2013, the Cyber Security Hall of Fame advisory board has 13 members:

  1. John G. Grimes - Former Chief Information Officer - Department of Defense
  2. Karl Gumtow - Chief Executive Officer and Founder of CyberPoint International LLC
  3. Mike Jacobs - Chairman National Cyber Security Hall of Fame
  4. Susan Landau - Senior Staff Privacy Analyst at Google
  5. Francis Landolf - Chairman - Cyber Security Timeline Advisory Board
  6. Robert F. Lentz - Former Dep. Asst Secy of Defense for Cyber, Identity & Inf. Assurance (CIIA)
  7. William D. Newhouse - Cyber Security Advisor, Computer Security Division at NIST
  8. Robert D. Rodriguez - Chairman and Founder Security Innovation Network (SINET)
  9. Richard C. Schaeffer - Fmr. Senior Executive with the National Security Agency (NSA)
  10. Corey Schou - University Professor of Informatics - Idaho State University
  11. Brian Snow - Independent Security Advisor
  12. Martin Hellman - Professor Emeritus - Stanford University
  13. Carl Landwehr - Lead Research Scientist - CSPRI at George Washington University

Hall of Fame Class of 2012[edit]

  • F. Lynn McNulty - An early champion of Information Security in the Government
  • Martin Hellman - Professor Emeritus - Stanford University
  • Ralph Merkle - Developed earliest public key cryptography system with Diffie and Hellman
  • Whitfield Diffie - Developed the world's earliest public key cryptographic system along with Merkle and Hellman
  • Dorothy Denning - Dorothy Denning is recognized as one of the world's leading experts in information security.
  • Roger R. Schell - President of ESec, providing platforms for secure, reliable e-business on the Internet
  • Peter G. Neumann - SRI Computer Science Lab since September 1971
  • Carl Landwehr - Lead Research Scientist - CSPRI at George Washington University
  • Ronald Rivest - Professor of Computer Science at MIT's EECS Department
  • Adi Shamir - Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Weizmann Institute
  • Leonard Adleman - Theoretical computer scientist and Prof. of CS and Mol.Biol. at the USC.

Hall of Fame Class of 2013[edit]

  • David E. Bell- Co-author of the Bell-La La Padula model of computer security
  • Jim Bidzos - Jim Bidzos is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of VeriSign, Inc
  • Eugene H. Spafford - Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University
  • James P. Anderson- Started the study of intrusion detection and "THE BRAIN TRUST"
  • Willis H. Ware - Computer Scientist emeritus at RAND Corporation

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