Roger Butler, Chief Architect, TecSec

Overview/Case Study: Validating FIPS 140-2 Security in PIV Credential Cryptographic Modules (E14a) Electrical Engineer by schooling, Master Programmer by trade and Cryptographer by choice. 32+ years as a programmer, the last 15 years as a chief architect, led me to see that cryptography and other forms of secure program development are essential for our society. In my tenure at TecSec, ...

Jan Camenisch, IBM Research–Zurich

Secure Authentication without Identification (E12c) Dr. Jan Camenisch is a Principal Research Staff Member at IBM Research - Zurich and leads the Privacy & Cryptography research team. He's a member of the IBM Academy of Technology and an IEEE Fellow. He is a leading scientist in the area of privacy and cryptography, has published over 100 widely cited papers, and has received a ...

Adam Cason, Director of Product Marketing, Futurex

The Expanding Role of Hardened Encryption and PKI Management in the Cloud (G22c). Adam Cason, Director of Product Marketing at Futurex, is responsible for the company’s virtually-driven content marketing initiatives, technical documentation portfolio, and engagement strategy for customer and partner relationships. In this role, Mr. Cason works closely with executive audiences around the ...

Florian Caullery, Dark Matter

Post Quantum Cryptography and the Future of Digital Signatures (Q14a) Before joining DarkMatter, Florian was a participant of the Post-doctorate of Excellence programme at the Instituto Nacional de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), the leading mathematical research lab in South America, located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Florian also worked with the Laboratorio de Segurança Informatica ...

Lily Chen, Mathematician, NIST

NIST Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization (Q12a) Dr. Lily (Lidong) Chen is a mathematician and the manager of Cryptographic Technology Group in Computer Security Division, NIST. Her areas of research include cryptographic protocols, zero-knowledge proof, special featured digital signature schemes, network security, and security for wireless and mobility. Dr. Chen has twenty-year ...

Chris Conlon, Software Engineer, wolfSSL

FIPS 140-2 Cryptography in the IoT (E12b) Chris Conlon is a Software Engineer at wolfSSL, an open source Internet security company focused primarily on SSL/TLS. Chris has worked closely with the wolfSSL TLS library, wolfCrypt cryptography library, and the tech community to help secure connected applications and smart devices worldwide. Chris currently enjoys living in Bozeman, MT.

Erin Connor, Director, EWA-Canada

Summary Panel Discussion–FIPS and Common Criteria–How They Play Together (P34a) Erin Connor joined EWA-Canada, a company that specializes in IT Security Engineering Services, in 1994. Since 2000, Erin has been working on evaluations of a wide variety of products providing security and other services in network and stand-alone environments. Erin is a Director at EWA-Canada with responsibility ...