Program Committee Member. Mr. Poore has over 35 years of information security experience, including more than 20 years of applied cryptography. He has written extensively on information security and cryptography. His work is cited in academic papers, national standards, professional journals, and books. Prior to his decade with PCI SSC, he led a QSAC, where he was a QSA. In various capacities, he has designed and led teams of developers in cryptographic system projects, resulting in patents of systems based on cryptography, such as Patent 6,202,933 “Transaction card and methods and apparatus therefor,” issued on March 20, 2001, and Patent 20050114218 “Third party privacy system,” issued on May 26, 2005. Mr. Poore also supported classified government projects and has assisted in the development of cryptanalytic tools. He has extensive experience in financial services industry and in the development national and international standards.