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# 1988 - [https://www.energysociety.org/the-history-of-cyber-security.html THE HISTORY OF CYBERSECURITY] - ''a man named Robert Morris had an idea: he wanted to gauge the size of the internet. To do this, he wrote a program designed to propagate across networks, infiltrate Unix terminals using a known bug, and then copy itself. This last instruction proved to be a mistake. The Morris worm replicated so aggressively that the early internet slowed to a crawl, causing untold damage. The worm had effects that lasted beyond an internet slowdown. For one thing, Robert Morris became the first person successfully charged under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (although this ended happily for him – he’s currently a tenured professor at MIT). More importantly, this act also led to the formation of the Computer Emergency Response Team (the precursor to US-CERT), which functions as a nonprofit research center for systemic issues that might affect the internet as a whole.'' [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morris_worm Morris Worm]
# 1987 -[https://www.antivirussoftwareguide.com/articles/history-of-av History Of Antivirus] - At the end of 1987 there was big movement in the antivirus industry, with the founding of the, now world famous, McAfee company (now owned by Intel) and the creation of first set of antivirus products. G Data Software was reportedly the first to market that year with ‘Ultimate Virus Killer 2000’, shortly followed by McAfee’s ‘Virus Scan’.
# 1984-1986 - [https://www.sans.org/reading-room/whitepapers/detection/history-evolution-intrusion-detection-344 The History and Evolution of Intrusion Detection] - ''Between 1984 and 1986, Dorothy Denning and Peter Neumann researched and developed the first model of a real-time IDS. This prototype was named the Intrusion Detection Expert System (IDES). This IDES was initially a rule-based expert system trained to detect known malicious activity. This same system has been refined and enhanced to form what is known today as the Next-Generation Intrusion Detection Expert System (NIDES)''(Further reading: [https://www.symantec.com/connect/articles/evolution-intrusion-detection-systems https://www.symantec.com/connect/articles/evolution-intrusion-detection-systems])
# 1980-1994 - [https://www.darkreading.com/who-invented-the-firewall/d/d-id/1129238 Who Invented The Firewall?] - ''William Cheswick and Steven Bellovin, who literally wrote the book on firewalls in 1994 while at AT&T Bell Labs, say they didn't invent the firewall, either -- they built a circuit-level gateway and packet filtering technology.'' ''Most security experts trace the firewall's roots, back to work done at Digital Equipment Corp. in the late 1980s by Jeff Mogul, Brian Reid, and Paul Vixie, starting with the gatekeeper.dec.com gateway, as well as to Mogul's "screend" technology. DEC SEAL, which was shipped in 1992, was the first commercial firewall and included proxies developed by Ranum. "DEC SEAL was interesting because it had a part number and a manual and a corporation behind it," Ranum says.''
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