Peter G. Neumann is a Principal Scientist in the Computer Science Laboratory at SRI (where he has been since 1971), concerned with computer system survivability, security, reliability, human safety, and high assurance. He is the author of _Computer-Related Risks), Moderator of the ACM Risks Forum (comp.risks), Chairman of the ACM Committee on Computers and Public Policy, and Associate Editor of the CACM for the Inside Risks column. He founded and for 19 years edited the ACM SIGSOFT _Software Engineering Notes_. He is now a member of the U.S. General Accounting Office Executive Council on Information Management and Technology. See http://www.csl.sri.com/users/neumann/ for Senate and House testimonies, reports, RISKS, papers, slides, etc.
Neumann is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the ACM, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (of which he is also a member of the Computer Society). He has received the ACM Outstanding Contribution Award for 1992, the first SRI Exceptional Performance Award for Leadership in Community Service in 1992, the Electronic Frontier Foundation Pioneer Award in 1996, the ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Service Award in 1997, and the CPSR Norbert Wiener Award for in October 1997, for "deep commitment to the socially responsible use of computing technology."