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Welcome to Simson Garfinkel's web site.

Simson L. Garfinkel is an Associate Professor at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. His research interests include computer forensics, the emerging field of usability and security, personal information management, privacy, information policy and terrorism. (Read full bio.)

Recent and Upcoming Tutorials and Presentations

None at the moment! I'm actually getting research done!

See also my Presentations Archive

Working Papers

Here are working and draft papers relevant to some of the topics in my talks:

Recent Publications

You may find these articles interesting:

  1. Garfinkel, S. Digital Forensics XML and the DFXML toolset, Digital Investigation, 2012.
  2. Garfinkel, S., and Dinolt, G. Operations with Degraded Security. IEEE Security & Privacy, pages 18–23, November/December 2011
  3. Beverly, Robert, Simson Garfinkel and Greg Cardwell, "Forensic Carving of Network Packets and Associated Data Structures", DFRWS 2011, Aug. 1-3, 2011, New Orleans, LA BEST PAPER AWARD (Acceptance rate: 23%, 14/62)

Current Research

You can find a complete list of my research on my Research page.


Most recently I taught:

You may also be interested in the complete list of courses I have taught.

Current Projects

Software and systems:


I actively supervise:

  • regxml_extractor, a tool for converting Windows Registry files to XML and SQLite databases.

You may also be interested in my Future Projects, especially if you are looking for ideas.

Completed Projects

Useful Resources

Where to find me online

Other sites of interest