Tsutomu Shimomura

Updated: 12/01/2019 by Computer Hope
Tsutomu Shimomura

Name: Tsutomu Shimomura

Born: October 23, 1964, Nagoya, Japan

Computer-related contributions

  • Computer security expert based in the United States that tracked down and help the FBI arrest Kevin Mitnick.

Significant publications

  • Takedown: The Pursuit and Capture of Kevin Mitnick, America's Most Wanted Computer Outlaw—By the Man Who Did It (with John Markoff) (1996, adapted for the screen in 2000).
  • Minimal Key Lengths for Symmetric Ciphers to Provide Adequate Commercial Security (1996, with Bruce Schneier, Ronald L. Rivest, Matt Blaze, Whitfield Diffie, Eric Thompson, Michael Wiener).

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