Track 1

Audrey M. Dale, CISSP, Director, NIAP/CCEVS, USA.

As Director of the U.S. National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) and the NIAP Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme (CCEVS), Audrey Dale manages the U.S. national program for the evaluation of information technology products for conformance to the International Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation. CCEVS approves the participation of nationally-accredited security testing laboratories in the U.S. scheme in accordance with established policies and procedures. During the course of the evaluations, the CCEVS Validation Body (i.e. U.S. Government oversight) provides technical guidance to the accredited commercial testing laboratories, validates the results of IT security evaluations for conformance to the Common Criteria, and serves as an interface to other nations for the recognition of such CC evaluations.

Ms. Dale has held numerous technical positions in the Information Assurance arena focusing on Information Systems Security Engineering and the evaluations of Information Assurance products such as firewalls and cross-domain devices. She also served 20 years in the United States Air Force as a Communications Computer Systems Officer in a variety of positions all over the world.

Ms. Dale is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, holds a Masters Degree from Texas A&M University and is a graduate of the University of Maryland.

Steven LaFountain, Technical Director, Security and Evaluation, NIAP/CCEVS, USA.

Track 2

Nigel Whittaker-Axon, Certification Body, UK IT Security Evaluation & Certification Scheme.

Marino Tapiador, Certification Body, Centro Criptológico Nacional, Spain.

Technical Management of the Spanish Evaluation and Certification Body of Communications and Information Security. Certification Scheme supporting Common Criteria (ISO-IEC 15408) / Common Evaluation Methodology (ISO-IEC 18045) and ITSEC / ITSEM standards. Technical Management of IT Security innovation projects related to cryptographic smartcards, biometric devices, cipher devices, PKI systems, SSCD, web security, or e-government. National Cryptologic Centre (CCN).

Previous: IBM IT Architect. Technical Management of development projects related to e-business and system integration, security architectures and methodologies, web security, internet portals, architecture consulting. Biometric security technical leader. IBM Global Services Spain.

Education: Ph.D. on Computer Engineering.

Track 3

Rob T.M. Huisman, Netherlands National Communications Security Agency.

Rob Huisman works a senior policy(-making) official in the area of information security within the Netherlands National Communications Security Agency. Since 2000, he has been working on the establishment of the Netherlands Scheme for Evaluation and Certification of IT security products. He is now acting as the technical manager in this Scheme and is performing the technical oversight on behalf of the Certification Body. As a member of the Common Criteria Maintenance Board (CCMB) and the Development Board (DB) he is also involved in maintaining and updating the Common Criteria standard. Furthermore he is representing the Netherlands in the European Schemes Joint Interpretation Working Group (JIWG).

Gereon Killian, Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI), Germany.

Gereon Killian holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Aachen, Germany. After several years in hardware and software development in industry, he joined the BSI in 1993. As a senior certifier he has been involved in various certification projects for ITSEC and Common Criteria and in supporting the licensing of labs from the criteria point of view and the evaluator training. He is the German representative in the European Schemes Joint Interpretation Working Group (JIWG) and involved in the international development of interpretations and CC Supporting Documents e.g. for smartcard evaluations.