Under the Hood

By Peter Coffee  |  Posted 2003-01-27 Print this article Print

UNDER THE HOOD The origins and purposes of end-to-end encryption
  • Digital Rights Management and Privacy (Electronic Privacy Information Center)
  • Microsoft Palladium and Intel LaGrande
         •Microsoft white paper, "Palladium: A Business Overview"
         •Intel Developer Forum keynote speech (Paul Otellini, president/CEO)
  • Trusted Computing and Palladium FAQ (Ross Anderson)
  • Trusted Computing and Palladium: Sony Inside (Adam Barr)
    These links can also be found at www.eweek.com/links.

    Peter Coffee is Director of Platform Research at salesforce.com, where he serves as a liaison with the developer community to define the opportunity and clarify developersÔÇÖ technical requirements on the companyÔÇÖs evolving Apex Platform. Peter previously spent 18 years with eWEEK (formerly PC Week), the national news magazine of enterprise technology practice, where he reviewed software development tools and methods and wrote regular columns on emerging technologies and professional community issues.Before he began writing full-time in 1989, Peter spent eleven years in technical and management positions at Exxon and The Aerospace Corporation, including management of the latter companyÔÇÖs first desktop computing planning team and applied research in applications of artificial intelligence techniques. He holds an engineering degree from MIT and an MBA from Pepperdine University, he has held teaching appointments in computer science, business analytics and information systems management at Pepperdine, UCLA, and Chapman College.

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