Two experts discuss biomedicine, cyberwarfare, and security

Tuesday, 2 August 2005, 1:29 PM EST

There have always been similarities and overlap between the worlds of biology and computer science. Nowhere is this more evident than in computer security, where the basic terminology of viruses and infection is borrowed from biomedicine.

The two participants in this month’s conversation, Peter Tippett and Steven Hofmeyr, both come from backgrounds in the life sciences that led them to become leaders in the field of computer security.

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