[PET] Negative Results in Security and Privacy

Steven Bellovin smb at cs.columbia.edu
Sat Jun 4 22:37:20 BST 2011

On May 15, 2011, at 12:15 32PM, Matthijs R. Koot wrote:

> Hi pet at lists.links.org,
> Biomedicine has a Journal of Negative Results in Biomedicine:
> http://www.jnrbm.com/
> Could a "Journal of Negative Results in Security and Privacy" (and/or
> Surveillance) be viable? Topic for a panel discussion at PETS 2011?
I strongly support such a notion.  One problem we have in the computer
security in general (and, I suspect, in many other fields) is that we
don't know what doesn't work.  As a result, people spend a lot of time
and energy reinventing the square wheel.

		--Steve Bellovin, https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb

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