Peter Neuman

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Peter Neuman

Name: Peter G. Neuman

Born: 1932

Computer-related contributions

  • Computer Science Researcher who worked on the Multics Operating system in the 1960s.
  • Coined the term peopleware.
  • Edits the RISKS Digest columns for ACM Software Engineering Notes and Communications of the ACM.
  • Founded ACM SIGSOFT.
  • Known for the Provably Secure Operating System (PSOS).

Significant publications

  • Computer-Related Risks (1995).

Honors and awards

  • ACM SIGSAC Outstanding Contributions Award (2005).
  • National Computer System Security Award (2002).
  • Fellow of the ACM, IEEE, SRI, and AAAS.
  • Member of the U.S. Government Accountability Office Executive Council on.
  • Information Management and Technology.