CMVP Inside (C23a) and Report from Equivalency Working Group (C14a).   Carolyn French is the Program Manager of the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) at the Communications Security Establishment  (CSE), where she has worked as a Security Architecture Engineer since 2006. Prior to joining CSE, Ms. French worked at Nortel Networks, where she held the position of Senior System Architect in the CTO office of Nortel’s Network and Service Management product line. She graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Systems Design Engineering.