Towards an International Cryptographic Validation Program; Where Are We Now? (C25b) Clint Winebrenner joined Cisco’s Global Government Solutions Group in 2008, and is currently the FIPS technical lead for Cisco’s Global Certification Team. In the last nine years, Clint has been responsible for driving FIPS validations and FIPS strategy across Cisco’s Unified Communications, Security, Data Center, routing, and switching products. Clint has previously been a featured speaker at the International Common Criteria Conference (ICCC) and the International Cryptographic Module Conference (ICMC). Clint has led several internal training initiatives for sales, marketing, and engineering groups on topics ranging from FIPS 140, cryptography, and security best practices.