Publications

Digital Signatures: Security & Controls - Fred Piper, Simon Blake-Wilson and John Mitchell

In the electronic communication environment it is essential to be able to establish that the signatory of a message is indeed its originator. This detailed publication on the security and control issues of digital signatures addresses all of the vital components which are relevant to the IT audit and control community. Written by experts in cryptography to explain what digital signatures are, how they work, and unresolved issues in their use. Includes audit programs.

Articles

 

John has written scores of articles for prestigious magazines. Here are a few examples

 

Computer Forensics Assurance Has Value

 

Editorials

 

John is a previous editor of The Journal, an award winning publication of the British Computer Society’s (BCS)

Information Risk Management & Assurance (IRMA) specialist group.

 

You can find his editorials below.

 

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Opinion

 

John has a regular opinion column in IT Now, the major publication of the British Computer Society.

 

You can find his opinions below.

 

                                    Information Security Now 1.pdf        Information Security Now 2.pdf        Information Security Now 3.pdf    Information Security Now 4.pdf        Information Security Now 5.pdf

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John has appeared on radio and television throughout the world and his views are often sought on the control implication of emerging technologies.

An example can be found here.

 

Presentations

 

John holds ISACA’s prestigious John Kuyers’ award for best conference contributor.

An example of one of his presentations can be found here.