Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Wietse Venema
- Dutch programmer, physicist and Google software engineer.
- Wrote the Postfix e-mail system and TCP Wrapper (host-based networking ACL system).
- Co-producer of the computer security tools SATAN and The Coroner's Toolkit.
- Worked for the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in New York State, USA (1996-2015).
- Forensic Discovery (2005).
Honors and awards
- ISSA Hall of Fame award (2012).
- Free Software Foundation Award for the Advancement of Free Software (2009).
- Sendmail Milter Innovation Award (2006).
- NLUUG Award (2000).
- SAGE Outstanding Achievement Award (1999).
- Security Summit Hall of Fame Award (1998).
"Defect-free software does not exist."