CSD Rolodex

David Cooper

Computer Scientist

National Institute of Standards and Technology
Computer Security Division
Phone: 301-975-3194
Fax: 301-975-8670
Email: david.cooper@nist.gov


  • Security Requirements for PKI components
  • Modeling of PKI Architectures

Professional Publications:

  • David A. Cooper. A more efficient use of delta-CRLs. To appear in Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, May 2000.
  • David A. Cooper. A model of certificate revocation. In Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Computer Security Applications Conference, pages 256-264, December 1999.
  • David A. Cooper. A closer look at revocation and key compromise in public key infrastructures. In Proceedings of the 21st National Information Systems Security Conference, pages 555-565, October 1998.
  • David A. Cooper and Kenneth P. Birman. The design and implementation of a private message service for mobile computers. Wireless Networks, 1(3):297-309, October 1995.
  • David A. Cooper and Kenneth P. Birman. Preserving privacy in a network of mobile computers. In Proceedings of the 1995 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, pages 26-38, May 1995.
  • David Anthony Cooper. The Design and Implementation of a Private Message Service for Mobile Computers. Ph.D. dissertation, Cornell University, August 1995.


  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Distributed Systems
  • Mobile Computing
  • Security Privacy


Cornell University:  
  • Ph.D., Computer Science - August 1995
  • M.S., Computer Science - January 1994
  • M.Eng., Computer Science - May 1991
  • B.S., Computer Science - May 1990