Steve Bellovin is a computer security expert who was at Bell Labs for many years and is currently (2010) at Columbia University. He has been quite active in the IETF. He was a member of the Internet Architecture Board 1996-2002, and IETF Security Area co-director, and hence a member of the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG), 2002-2004.
He has a home page at Columbia. "I do research on networks, security and why the two don't get along." Bellovin was a participant on the Cypherpunk mailing list and on its successor, Perry Metzger's cryptography list.
- Steve Bellovin and William Cheswick (1994), Firewalls and Internet Security, Addison-Wesley
- William R. Cheswick, Steven M. Bellovin, and Aviel D. Rubin (2003), Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker, Second Edition, Addison-Wesley
- Steven Bellovin (21 October 2005), Permissive Action Links, Nuclear Weapons, and the History of Public Key Cryptography, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University