The Evolution of the CAVP (G22c) Ms. Keller has worked as a computer scientist for the U.S. Federal Government since October of 1983. She joined NIST’s Computer Security Division in 1988. Ms. Keller is the Director of the NIST Cryptographic Algorithm Validation Program. She has designed and developed cryptographic algorithm validation systems for various cryptographic algorithms. Other duties include managing the Cryptographic Algorithm Validation System tool, validating cryptographic algorithm implementations, and writing cryptographic algorithm validation guidance. Ms. Keller received a Master’s Degree in Information and Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer and Information Sciences and Mathematics (double major). Both degrees were obtained from Hood College, Frederick, Maryland.