Update on FIPS 140-3 (C14b) Kim Schaffer is an information technology specialist in the Cryptographic Module Validation Program under the Computer Security Division at NIST. Previously, Dr. Schaffer was the Laboratory Director of CEAL at CygnaCom Solutions, a subsidiary of Entrust. Dr. Schaffer has worked for over 30 years in information assurance, communication and computer security, and digital forensics. Kim became a Certified Information Systems Security Professional in 2002, and recently received a Doctor of Science in Information Assurance.