About David Newman

Network Test founder David Newman has been breaking computer networks for more than 25 years. Today he is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and an active participant in the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force).

As a member of Network World's Lab Test Alliance, Newman has conducted numerous tests of network infrastructure and security devices. He also is the author of RFCs 2647 and 3511, the IETF specifications for firewall performance testing, as well as RFC 4814 on the contents of test traffic. Prior to founding Network Test, Newman served for nearly 10 years as director of lab testing for Data Communications magazine.

Newman is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University and New York University.