About the Author
Eduardo B. Fernandez (aka Eduardo Fernandez-Buglioni) is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. He is now a visiting professor at Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Chile, on leave from FAU. Ed has published numerous papers and four books on authorization models, object-oriented analysis and design and security patterns. He has lectured all over the world at both academic and industrial meetings. His current interests include security patterns, web services, cloud computing security and fault tolerance. He holds an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and a PhD in Computer Science from UCLA. Ed is an active consultant for industry, including assignments with IBM, Allied Signal, Motorola, Lucent, and others. His web page is www.cse.fau.edu/~ed.