Donn Parker

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Donn ParkerName: Donn B. Parker

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • Information security researcher and consultant and a 2008 Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.
  • Spent 30 years at SRI International working in information and computer security.
  • Proposed the Parkerian Hexad, six atomic and orthogonal elements of information security that extent the traditional model of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (the CIA triad) (2002).

Significant publications

  • Crime by Computer (1976).
  • Ethical Conflicts in Computer Science and Technology (1979).
  • Fighting Computer Crime (1983).
  • Computer Security Management (1983).
  • Ethical Conflicts in Information and Computer Science, Technology, and Business (1990).
  • Computer Security Reference Book (1993).
  • Fighting Computer Crime, a New Framework for Protecting Information (1998).

Honors and awards

  • Information Systems Security Association's Individual Achievement Award (1992).
  • Awarded the National Computer System Security Award (1994).
  • MIS Infosecurity News' Lifetime Achievement Award (1996).
  • Named to the Information Systems Security Association's Hall of Fame (2000).