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Because Professor Spafford has been working in computing for so long, he (often working with his students) has been responsible for a number of "firsts" that have found their way into common terminology and practice but that many people do not associate with him. Here is a partial list.

Information Security

Viruses and Malware

Forensic Analysis

Security Tools & Intrusion Detection

Network Security

Other


Usenet


Software Engineering


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* Note: Although these items were in a work of joint authorship, Spaf was the one who originated the term or concept in his portion of the contribution.

Updated: 09/12/09

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