Ben Laurie
Laurie in December 2007
Occupationsoftware engineer

Ben Laurie is an English software engineer. He is a currently the Director of Security at The Bunker Secure Hosting.[1]

Ben wrote Apache-SSL,[2] the basis of most SSL-enabled versions of the Apache HTTP Server. He developed the MUD Gods, which was innovative in including online creation in its endgame.[3]

Ben also has written several articles, papers[4][5][6][7] and books,[8][9] and is interested in ideal knots and their applications.[10][11]


  1. ^ "Ben Laurie, Director of Security". Archived from the original on 2011-06-18. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2005-10-25. Retrieved 2005-10-28.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Ben Laurie page at Apache SSL
  3. ^ Bartle, Richard (1990). "Interactive Multi-User Computer Games". Archived from the original on 2016-02-02.
  4. ^ Laurie, B. (2004). "Network Forensics". Queue. 2 (4): 50. doi:10.1145/1016978.1016982.
  5. ^ Danezis, G.; Laurie, B. (2004). "Minx". Proceedings of the 2004 ACM workshop on Privacy in the electronic society - WPES '04. p. 59. doi:10.1145/1029179.1029198. ISBN 1581139683.
  6. ^ Laurie, B.; Singer, A. (2008). "Choose the red pillandthe blue pill". Proceedings of the 2008 workshop on New security paradigms - NSPW '08. p. 127. doi:10.1145/1595676.1595695. ISBN 9781605583419.
  7. ^ Laurie, B. (2007). "Safer Scripting Through Precompilation". Security Protocols. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 4631. pp. 284–288. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-77156-2_35. ISBN 978-3-540-77155-5.
  8. ^ Laurie, Peter; Laurie, Ben (1997). Apache: The Definitive Guide (Nutshell Handbook). Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly. ISBN 1-56592-250-6.
  9. ^ Laurie, Peter; Laurie, Ben (2002). Apache: the definitive guide. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly. ISBN 0-596-00203-3.
  10. ^ Laurie, B.; Katritch, V.; Sogo, J.; Koller, T.; Dubochet, J.; Stasiak, A. (1998). "Geometry and Physics of Catenanes Applied to the Study of DNA Replication". Biophysical Journal. 74 (6): 2815–2822. doi:10.1016/S0006-3495(98)77988-3. PMC 1299622. PMID 9635735.
  11. ^ Vologodskii, A.V.; Crisona, N.J.; Laurie, B.; Pieranski, P.; Katritch, V.; Dubochet, J.; Stasiak, A. (1998). "Sedimentation and electrophoretic migration of DNA knots and catenanes1". Journal of Molecular Biology. 278 (1): 1–3. doi:10.1006/jmbi.1998.1696. PMID 9571029.