with Carolyn Meinel
Examples of consulting contracts:
Meinel has authored or co-authored technical books on computers,
aerospace and other high technology topics, numerous research
papers in refereed journals, and over 200 magazine articles.
Examples of technical presentations, books, refereed journal
and magazine articles:
- Contributed an appendix on how to break into computers to
the Encyclopedia of Hacking, by Prof. Bernadette Schell,
et. al., (Greenwood, in press).
- "Cybercrime Treaty Could Chill Research,"
IEEE Security and Privacy, July/Aug. 2004, pp. 28-32.
- "Tough act to follow," March 5, 2004, http://www.sans.org/tough.php.
now in 2nd ed. Details how to set up and run a laboratory in
which one researches security problems; developed in part out
of consulting work for Systems
Advisory Group Enterprises, Inc. (Loompanics, 2003)
- It's 2AM: Do you know where your modems are?
- Are you giving away your databases?
- THE ABCs Of IDSs (INTRUSION DETECTION SYSTEMS)
- How Computer criminals Defeat IDS
to Meet Your Future Most Valued Employee
- Contributed a chapter to The Hacking of America (Quorum Press,
- "Evolution of the Hacker Armies," Cyberadversary
Workshop, sponsored by the Defense
Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Aug. 13, 14, 2002.
- "Code Red for the Web," Scientific American, Oct. 2001. This
article was reprinted in The Best American Science Writing 2002,
Matt Ridley, ed. (Lipper Publications, 2002)
- "Why Are Computers Easy to Break Into and What
Is the Solution?," paper given at the Internal Audit &
Financial Management Conference, February 19-21, 2002, Austin,
- "How Hackers Hide," also participated on a panel
on how to secure web sites, WebSec 2002 Conference, Secure i-World
Conference & Expo, Aug. 19-21, 2002, San Diego, California.
- The Happy
Hacker: A Guide to Mostly Harmless Hacking, American
Eagle, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, now in fourth edition with a Japanese
- "How Hackers Evade Intrusion Detection Systems,"
paper given at Security.Net 2001, September 12-14, Toronto, Canada.
- Contributed sections to the Encyclopedia of Computers: Jenna
Brinning, ed. (Moschovitis Group, 2000).
- "How Hackers Break in and How they Are Caught"
American, October 1998.
- World Intermodal Freight Market, Forecast International, 1994
- World IVHS Market, Forecast International, 1994
- Emerging Technologies, Volumes 3 and 4, Forecast International, 1991
- C.P. Meinel, L.M. Gutheinz, A.J. Toepfer, R.Vandenberg, and
R. Weitz, "Remote Resource Mapping of Solar System Bodies,"
Engineering, Construction and Operations in Space, Proceedings
of the Space 90 Conference, ASCE, Johnson, S.W. and Wetzel, J.P.,
eds., April 22-26, 1990.
- Fair, H.D., Coose, P., Meinel, C.P. and Tidman, D.A. "Electromagnetic
Earth-to-Space Launch," IEEE Transactions on Magnetics,
- "Military space launch today: a US perspective,"
Carolyn Meinel and Tom Blau, Military Technology, Volume
XII, Issue 10, Oct 1988.
- Carolyn Meinel, et al, "Opportunities for Long-Range
Hypervelocity Kinetic Kill," Proceedings of the October
22-25, 1985 Strategic Systems Symposium held at the Naval Postgraduate
School in Monterey, California, classified Secret.
CLEARANCES: Inactive Secret, Top Secret.
EDUCATION: M.S., Industrial Engineering, The University of
Arizona, 1983. Research in the mathematics of computation (traveling
salesman heuristics). This topic is directly relevant to cryptography.
B.A., General Studies, The University of Arizona, 1981. Three
part major: math, systems engineering and creative writing.
PROFESSIONAL: Meinel is a member of the Balloon Federation of America (in which she
has served as a competition official, for example at the 2001
World Air Games in Spain), the National Association of Science Writers,
the Institute of Electrical and
Electronics Engineering, and the American
Association for the Advancement
She is a co-founder
and for several years the president of the L-5 Society, an organization now known as
the National Space
in 4th edition now!