WHAT’S HOT IN THE INTERNET ENGINEERING TASK FORCE (IETF)
Presenter: Russ Housley
From March 2007 to March 2013, Russ Housley served as IETF Chair, and in March 2013, he was elected chair of the Internet Activities Board(IAB). These leadership roles provide unique perspective on emerging Internet technologies.
Russ Housley is the founder of Vigil Security, LLC, and co-author of Planning for PKI and Implementing Email and Security Tokens, published by John Wiley & Sons. He has over 30 years of communications and computer security experience. His expertise is in security protocols, system engineering,system security architectures, and product definition. He is the author of the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS), the security foundation for S/MIME. He is one of the authors of the Internet X.509 Certificate Profile (RFC 5280), commonly called PKIX Part 1. He is also one of the authors of the SDNS Message Security Protocol (MSP), the security cornerstone of the U.S. Defense Message System (DMS). and he contributed to IEEE[masked] Wireless LAN security standards, particularly IEEE[masked]i, which defines WPA and WPA2.