September 21-24, 2020 | Virtual Conference and Vendor Forum

Valerie Fenwick

Former PKCS#11 TC Co-chair and Secretary

Valerie Fenwick

Former PKCS#11 TC Co-chair and Secretary
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Biography

Valerie Fenwick is a former director at Intel and has over two decades of experience in computer security. She helped design and develop the cryptographic framework for the Solaris operating system, based on PKCS#11, and she has co-chaired the OASIS PKCS#11 Technical Committee (currently secretary). Valerie served on the Open Solaris Governing Board and the Sun Microsystem’s Security Ambassadors board. Additionally, Valerie has been on the review boards for ICMC (International Cryptographic Module Conference), GreHack, BlackHat and Grace Hopper, and has presented on cryptographic hardware and software, FOSS, PKCS#11, and FIPS validations at ICMC and Grace Hopper. She is a co-author of the Solaris 10 Security Essentials book and writes a blog on bicycling, beer and security. In her spare time, she enjoys singing, riding her bike, skiing, recording audio books for the blind, and participating on the City of Mountain View’s Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee.