Computer Virus Epidemiology
Security Accomplishment | 1991
Where the work was done: IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
What we accomplished: Kephart and White developed the first application of mathematical epidemiology to computer viruses and performed the first studies of epidemics on social networks.
Related links: Seminal papers include:
- Directed-graph epidemiological models of computer viruses. Jeffrey O. Kephart and Steve R. White, 1991 Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Security and Privacy. [~700 citations]
- Computers and epidemiology. Jeffrey O. Kephart and Steve R. White. 1993 IEEE Spectrum cover article [~300 citations]