http://www.computerworld.com/storyba/0,4125,NAV47_STO69872,00.html [Its a good article, but the sidebars made it impossible to forward on to the list, click the URL for the whole story. - WK] By DEBORAH RADCLIFF April 08, 2002 As far back as the 1970s, three women began preparing the world for the havoc about to be unleashed by networked computing. From their humble origins in law enforcement and academia, their influence on computer security practices has spread to government and private sector alike - despite the fact that two of the women had virtually no IT or scientific backgrounds. These security pioneers include Martha Stansell-Gamm, a former U.S. Air Force judge advocate who started an arduous fight against breast cancer as she took over leadership of the then 8-year-old Computer Crime and Intellectual Property section of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). While developing the DOJ's forensics procedures for search and seizure of electronic evidence, Stansell-Gamm crossed paths with Raemarie Schmidt, who developed digital forensics procedures for Wisconsin's branch of the DOJ. Schmidt's work helped set the standard for computer forensics now used by law enforcement agencies around the nation. And there's Dorothy Denning, a distinguished computer science professor at Georgetown University in Washington, whose writings have set the stage for information security practitioners for the past 27 years. [...] - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
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