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"You have this enormous network and no one knows what's out there." -- Dan Farmer
Dan Farmer (born April 5, 1962) is an American computer security researcher. In a summer course in 1989, in order to graduate from Purdue University he started the development of the COPS program for identifying security issues on Unix systems under Gene Spafford, first releasing it after leaving Purdue in late 1989. In 1995, he and Wietse Venema created Security Administrator Tool for Analyzing Networks (SATAN), one of the earliest network based vulnerability scanners.

SATAN was a controversial program when it was released, because some security administrators and law enforcement personnel believed that hackers would use it to identify and break into private networks. The release of SATAN led SGI to fire Dan Farmer.

With Venema, Farmer authored Forensic Discovery, a book about forensic techniques for gathering digital evidence.

Dan Farmer was the CTO of Elemental Security, a company he co-founded with Dayne Myers.

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Total Books: 5
Forensic Discovery
2009 - Forensic Discovery (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780321703255
ISBN-10: 0321703251
Genre: Computers & Technology
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The Computer Forensics Library
2007 - The Computer Forensics Library (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780321533883
ISBN-10: 0321533887
Genre: Computers & Technology
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Computer Forensics Library Boxed Set
2007 - Computer Forensics Library Boxed Set (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780321525642
ISBN-10: 0321525647
Genre: Computers & Technology
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Forensic Discovery
2004 - Forensic Discovery (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780201634976
ISBN-10: 020163497X
Genre: Computers & Technology
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