Update on the Automated Cryptographic Validation Program (ACVP) (C21a) & Introducing the Dedicated Security Components Protection Profile (R30a) In almost two decades at Apple, Shawn’s passion for mobile security assurance has driven his engagement in several international security standards. In 2014, Shawn began building the first Apple Platform Security Certifications Program formalizing the engineering processes for certifying against global security standards. As CC DSC iTC Chair, Shawn is driving development of the first cPP for evaluating and certifying the underlying dedicated hardware security components in your favorite devices.