The Menlo report

Michael Bailey, David Dittrich, Erin Kenneally, Doug Maughan

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On 28 December 2011, the US Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology, Cyber Security Division released "The Menlo Report: Ethical Principles Guiding Information and Communication Technology Research" to the Federal Register to elicit the public's feedback. In this article, the authors briefly describe the road to this milestone, summarize the report and its companion document, and describe the next steps we should take as a community.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6173001
Pages (from-to)71-75
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • computer crime
  • computer network security
  • computer security
  • ethics
  • professional societies
  • technology social factors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law


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