WeingartSDecrypting Crypto: Intro to Cryptography (W01a), Summary Panel Discussion–FIPS and Common Criteria–How They Play Together (P34a) Steve Weingart, Manager of Public Sector Certifications at Aruba Networks, coordinates validation/certification/listing of Aruba’s products under FIPS 140-2 and other standards. He received his BSEE in 1978 and has been working in security and cryptography since the early 1980’s.  While at IBM’s T. J. Watson Research Center he joined the NIST working group that wrote FIPS 140-1 and was the lead hardware engineer on the first FIPS 140-1 level 4 module, the IBM 4758.  Steve has remained in the security and security standards field as a developer of cryptographic products, physical security subsystems and as a security standards consultant, test engineer, laboratory manager and coordinator.