Abbie BABIR (Nortel)
Abbie Barbir has over sixteen years of experience in: Web Services, Data
Architect, Security Architect, Computer architecture, Software Design,
Digital Signal Processing, Data Compression, Data Encryption, Project
Manager, Product Development and R&D. He is experienced in performing
migrations, mappings, and specialized security solutions.
Abbie has published over 30 professional papers in the data compression,
encryption, image processing, digital signal processing, LAN and parallel
computing fields. He has over 15 US and International patents in networking,
data compression and encryption. He is an active contributor in ITU-T, IETF,
W3C, OASIS, Parlay and WS-I in Web Services and Security. He has been an
invited speaker to many conferences and workshops in security and other
Abbie Barbir received a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Louisiana State
University in 1989 and joined Nortel in 1997.
Herbert BERTINE (Lucent)
Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 17
Herbert Bertine is presently Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 17 responsible
for security, languages and telecommunication software. He has been actively
involved in the standards work of the ITU since 1975 and in Study Group 17
(formerly Study Group 7 and VII) beginning in 1977. Under his leadership
Study Group 17 has produced or updated hundreds of Recommendations covering
security, data networks, data communications, middleware, and formal
languages such as ASN.1. He has been very active in facilitating the
cooperation between Study Group 17 and other standards bodies and
consortia/forums dealing with data networking, information technology and
security. In addition, he has represented the ITU-T in IETF meetings and is
the ITU-T liaison officer to ISO/IEC JTC 1.
Herbert Bertine is presently Director, Standards Strategy at Lucent
Technologies. In this role, he leads Lucent’s standards efforts worldwide.
He joined Bell Laboratories in June 1965 and has spent his entire career of
over 40 years in communication technologies. This included systems
engineering work on modems, digital data systems, X.25 packet networks, open
systems, advanced communication systems and security. Since 1982, he has had
various responsibilities for corporate-wide standards management.
Herbert Bertine has a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree and a Master
of Electrical Engineering degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Purdue University, West Lafayette IN, USA
Elisa Bertino is professor of CS and ECE and research director of the Center
for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS).
Prior to joining Purdue University in 2004, she was a professor of CS and
department head at the University of Milano (Italy).
Her research interests include: digital identity management, access control
systems, secure content distribution networks, security for grid computing
systems, and security and privacy for location-based applications.
Professor Bertino is a co-editor-in-chief of the VLDB Journal and serves on
the editorial boards of several journals including the ACM Transactions on
Information and System Security, the IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine, and
the International Journal of Information Security. She is currently service
as program co-chair of the 2007 IEEE Workshop on Policies.
She is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and
a Fellow of ACM, and received the IEEE Computer Society Technical
Achievement award in 2002 for outstanding contributions to database systems
and database security and advanced data management systems. She recently
received the 2005 Tsutomu Kanai Award by the IEEE Computer Society for
pioneering and innovative research contributions to secure distributed
Dr. Hellmuth BRODA
CTO Global Government Strategy, Sun Microsystems Inc.
Following a ten year carrier in Scientific Research (Ph D in Biophysics from
Freiburg/Br. University, postdoctoral fellowships at Max-Planck-Institute,
Harvard Biolabs and Konstanz University) H. Broda served another ten years
as an IT manager in the Chemical-Pharmaceutical Industry before he joined
Sun Microsystems in 1995. Within the last year he received the Chairman's
Award and was promoted to a Distinguished Director position.
He is member of Sun's strategy council and communicates Sun Vision and
Strategy to analysts and media, to customer executives, government officials
and public and private organizations. He is frequently invited as key note
speaker to major conferences where he discusses technology strategy issues
from Open Source, Open Standards, OpenDocument Format, SOA, Web Services and
Pervasive Computing to subjects like RFID, Identity Management, Privacy and
Trust and the role of the Liberty Alliance.
He serves as a spokesperson for the Liberty Alliance and is an elected
member of the Swiss Academy for Engineering Sciences where he is VP of the
Scientific Advisory Council. He also serves on the board of leading edge
technology companies and several research institutions.
Project Leader, IBM Research Zurich
Dr. Jan Camenish received the Diploma in Electrical Engineering Science at
ETH Zurich in 1993 and a Ph.D. in Computer Science ETH Zurich in 1998
("Group Signatures Schemes and Payment Systems Based on the Discrete
Logarithm Problems"). From 1998 till 1999 he has been Research Assistant
Professor in Computer Science at the University of Aarhus, Denmark. Since
1999 he is with IBM Research Zurich where he is now Project Leader for
Information Security and Cryptography. He is also the technical leader of
the PRIME project.
His research interests are: cryptographic protocols, in particular those
supporting privacy and anonymity; practical secure distributed computation.
He has published over 50 refereed papers in these areas.
CTO Senior Advisor, Nortel
Marco began his career as telecommunication system engineer in Solvay, an
international chemical group, and then worked for 8 years in France Telecom
R&D as Research Engineer in Broadband Data Services and Network
Technologies, participating in a number of international FT projects as
technical expert in IP/MPLS and VPN domains.
He joined Nortel in 2002 as Senior Advisor inside the CTO organization and
his current focus is on Next Generation Networks and emerging IP-based
services and technologies, promoting Nortel strategic interests in those
areas in international standards bodies.
Involved in standardization since 1996, he is currently acting as ITU-T NGN
GSI Rapporteur for Question 2/13 (Requirements and implementation scenarios
for emerging services in NGN) and actively participates in the NGN related
ETSI TISPAN technical body, where he covers the Liaison Officer role from
ITU-T SG13. Among his past management positions in standardization, he
co-chaired the Services and Requirements working group in the ITU-T Focus
Group on NGN, served on the Optical Internetworking Forum Board of
Directors, chaired the IETF Provider Provisioned VPN Working Group and held
Q11/13 Rapporteurship during the previous ITU-T study period.
Marco has authored a number of IETF drafts and RFCs, ITU-T Recommendations,
other contributions to standard bodies and papers. He holds an Electronic
Engineering degree in Telecommunications from Pisa University (Italy), a
M.S. in Engineering and Management of Telecommunication Networks from
National Institute of Telecommunications (Evry, France) and a Master in
International Business Development from ESSEC Business School (Paris).
Senior Researcher, ETRI
Sangrae Cho is a senior researcher of Digital ID Security Research Team in
ETRI, South Korea. Mr. Cho has graduated from Imperial College London in
1996 obtained Beng Computing degree and studied MSc in Information Security
in Royal Holloway, University of London in 1997.
Mr. Cho started his career as a researcher in LG Corporate Technology
Institute in 1997 and has worked in ETRI for over 6 years as a security
researcher. During that time, Mr. Cho has actively involved to construct the
national PKI infrastructure project until 2001. In 2001, Mr. Cho has spent a
year in University of North Carolina at Charlotte as a visiting scientist to
carry out access control and authorization project. From 2004, Mr. Cho has
done several project relating to Digital Identity Management including SAML
v2.0 Interoperability Conformance Test project.
Prof. Dr., VIP, University of Applied Sciences of Bern and ESC, University of Lausanne
Current position – David-Olivier JAQUET-CHIFFELLE is full professor of
Mathematics and Cryptology at the University of Applied Sciences of Berne in
Bienne, Switzerland, since 1997. He is lecturer at ESC (School of Criminal
Sciences) at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and gives regular
postgraduate courses in cryptology.
David-Olivier JAQUET-CHIFFELLE is also Head and Founder of V.I.P, Virtual
Identity, Privacy and Security research center since 2001 (www.vip.ch).
Experience – After having received his PhD in Mathematics,
David-Olivier JAQUET-CHIFFELLE spent a post-doc at Harvard University
(Boston, USA) where he was also lecturer in the Department of Mathematics.
He strengthened his experience in cryptology while working for the Swiss
government as a scientific collaborator at the Swiss Federal Section of
David-Olivier JAQUET-CHIFFELLE has a long experience in projects related to
security, privacy and identity; he currently participates in FIDIS, a
network of excellence of the FP6. David-Olivier JAQUET-CHIFFELLE conceived
the system which is now used by all Swiss hospitals to anonymize (while
allowing recognition of multiple hospitalisations) the data they must
transfer to the Swiss Federal Office of Statistics. David-Olivier
JAQUET-CHIFFELLE intervened as an expert in cryptology for the Swiss
television in scientific TV-programs and acts regularly as an expert for the
His current domain of research and activities covers security and privacy,
identities and virtual identities, PETs, pseudonyms, anonymization,
applications of mathematics and cryptology to protect privacy.
Mr. Fiszman has over 20 years of diversified experience in software
architecture, analysis, design and implementation.
He developed architectures for Identity management, Workflow management and
SOA-based solutions, and is the author of 9 related USA patents. He also won
several Nortel awards for innovation.
Mr. Fiszman is a certified member of the Association of the Professional
Engineers of Ontario, and holds a M.A.Sc. degree from Ottawa University,
He is a Tae Kwon Do 2nd Dan instructor, and a volunteer wrestling coach at a
Research Staff Member, NEC Europe Ltd.
Joao Girao received his diploma from the University of Aveiro, Portugal, in 2003. Since 2003, he has been a member of the Mobile Internet group at NEC Europe Ltd. in Heidelberg. From 2004 and on, he has been pursuing, in parallel, a PhD with the University of Bochum in the area of security for wireless sensor networks. In the past he has worked in security topics related to mobility and ad-hoc networks, while his current focus is on how to map identity management concepts in the lower layers.
He is a student member of both the IEEE and ACM.
Identity Architect, NEC Corporation
Hidehito Gomi is an identity architect at Internet Systems Research
Laboratories of NEC Corporation and leads research efforts in identity
management and privacy enhancing technologies for NGN.
He received the B. Eng. and the M. Eng. degree from Kyoto University, Japan
in 1994 and 1996, respectively. He joined NEC Corporation in 1996 and has
since then been involved in a variety of research and industrial projects
focusing on the field of security, Web Services and identity management. He
was a visiting researcher in Computer Science at Stanford University, USA
from 2001 to 2003.
He serves a program committee member of ACM CCS Workshop on Digital Identity
Semantics-Driven Enforcement. He also serves as a member of technology
expert group and a co-chair of Japan special interest group of Liberty
His research interests include: digital identity management, access control,
security, privacy protection, trust management, software agents and
Dimitris M. KYRIAZANOS
PhD Student, National Technical University of Athens
Dimitris M. Kyriazanos was born in Athens, Greece in 1980. Since 2005, he
holds a Dipl. –Ing degree in electrical and computer engineering from the
National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece. He is now a PhD
student in NTUA, conducting his thesis on application layer security in
mobile and ad-hoc networks and has already made publications in conferences
and journals in his field of interest.
For the last two years, he works as a research engineer in the
telecommunications laboratory (www.telecom.ece.ntua.gr) of NTUA. He has been
actively involved with IST-projects such as PACWOMAN, HARP and MAGNET. He is
now involved as leader of the security and privacy task in MAGNET-beyond IST
project (www.ist-magnet.org). Parallel with his studies and work in NTUA, he
has also gained experience working in the industry as a software engineer.
Mr. Kyriazanos is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece (www.tee.gr),
the Greek Computer Society (www.epy.gr) and the Federation of
Telecommunications Engineers of the European Union (www.fitce.org).
Lucent , ITU-T SG13 Chairman
Brian Moore has been working in the telecomms standardisation field for over
thirty years and has held many chairmanships in CEPT, ETSI and the ITU in
the area of network standards. He has been involved in standards development
for data networks, signalling systems, the ISDN and IP-based networks. He is
currently chairman of ITU-T Study Group 13 which is the focal point for the
standardisation activities on Next Generation Networks.
IBM Software Group
Anthony Nadalin, IBM Software Group, 11501 Burnet Road, Austin TX 78758 (email@example.com).
Mr. Nadalin is a Distinguished Engineer and the chief security architect for
IBM Software Group. As a Distinguished Engineer, he is responsible for
security infrastructure design and development. He serves as the primary
security liaison to Sun Microsystems JavaSoft Division for Java security
design and development collaboration. Also Anthony serves as the primary
security liaison in development of Web Services security specifications to
Microsoft. In his 23-year career with IBM, he has held the following
positions, Lead Security architect for VM/SP, and Security architect for
AS/400, Security architect for OS/2. He has also authored and co-authored
over forty technical journal and conference articles and published several
books on Java Security and the Internet. Anthony is also the co-author and
editor of various Web Services security and Web Services specifications.
Head of multimedia services standardisation
Aude is Head of multimedia services standardisation for FT group. Aude is
responsible within FT of the standardisation and technical evolution
activities on the multimedia services and applications domain (including IMS
services, 3rd parties framework and APIs, identity management, devices…).
Aude is personally involved in international organisations as the Open
Mobile Alliance and the Liberty Alliance. Aude is vice–chair person of the
Open Mobile Alliance Architecture group, and participates to the Liberty
alliance board. Aude has participated to panels like the 3GSM in Barcelona
in february 2006. Aude was previously working in France Telecom R&D
activities on GSM, UMTS and IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem), on services and
Quality of service. Aude was involved in 2004 in the European project
“Ambient Network” on the end-to-end quality of service.
Aude is a SUPELEC (electrical and computer science engineering) graduate.
Director, Castle Consulting Ltd.
Mike Pluke is founder and lead expert of Castle Consulting Ltd. an ICT user
experience company. Prior to founding Castle Consulting Ltd., Mike was a
manager in BT's Human Factors Division. Mike's last long-term BT role was
managing user experience standards activity both internally within BT and
also in European and international standards fora.
Mike has recently helped ETSI's Human Factors committee identify new areas
where user experience standardization activity is required. A principal
theme of Mike's work has been identifying how people can exercise greater
control over the ways that they access information and communicate. He
identified major weaknesses in the ways in which people can currently
identify themselves in information and communication environments. To
resolve these weaknesses, Mike proposed a Universal Communications
Whilst developing the UCI concept, a number of other areas such as user
profile management and personalizing the user experience to a person's
language and cultural needs emerged. Mike continues to help ETSI to develop
these important new areas.
Mike has edited many ETSI standards and guides and is currently working in
ETSI Specialist Task Force STF302 to identify how UCI can be most
effectively incorporated into future NGN solutions.
VP, Advanced Products and Research, Information Services, VeriSign
Hemma Prafullchandra heads the Advanced Products and Research Group in the
Information Services division of VeriSign. The group designs and prototypes
next generation product concepts, researches emerging technologies and helps
define specification in various industry forums. More details on the efforts
at www.verisignlabs.com .
Hemma has over 18 years of industry experience in the field of security and
distributed networking. Her breadth and depth of experience is tremendous as
she has worked on many technologies from OSI, Solaris security, IPSec,
Firewalls, Certificate Authorities/PKI, Java 2 Security Model, Secure
Messaging, Web Services Security, Managed Security Services, securing VoIP
and RFID. She has made extensive contributions to several standards bodies
and participates in policy/legislation forums.
Hemma has also held several management positions, including managing the
JavaSoft Security team at Sun Microsystems and the Application Security team
at Critical Path.
Hemma holds a BSc (Honours) in Computer Science with Electronic Engineering
from University College London.
Mr Pierre-André PROBST
Chair, ITU-T SG 16
Mr Pierre-André Probst has been a major contributor to the ITU-T work,
starting back in 1970s as a delegate, then WP Chair and Study Group Chairman
in the 1993-1996 Study Period. Since 1997 he is the chair of SG 16 where he
has helped flourish the multimedia work in ITU–from modems to
videoconferencing and VoIP to audio and video coding–and has significantly
contributed to the organization of many ITU-T workshops and related events.
In parallel with his ITU-T participation, he led a very active professional
life at Swisscom with a full range of responsibilities; starting as an
Engineer, he retired a few years ago as Member of the Management Board and
Executive Vice President for Corporate Operations. Now he acts as
independent consultant in the area of ICT.
NEC, Daidalos Project
Amardeo C. Sarma received his Bachelor of Technology degree from the Indian
Institute of Technology, Delhi, in 1977 and his Master’s degree (Diplom-Ingenieur)
from the Technical University of Darmstadt in 1980, both in Electrical
Engineering. Amardeo Sarma is Steering Board member of the WWRF (Wireless
World Research Forum). He is IEEE Senior Member and is currently in charge
of the “Global Architecture and Scenario based design” Work Package as well
as Board member of the EU IST Integrated Project “Daidalos”.
He was at Deutsche Telekom and predecessor from 1980 to 1995, where he
participated in several internal and international projects dealing with
signalling, protocols, ATM, middleware and specification techniques. In
1995, he joined EURESCOM GmbH in Heidelberg as Project Supervisor, where he
supervised international Projects in the area of software technologies,
middleware, ATM and IP. In April 2001, he joined the Network Development
Laboratories of NEC Europe in Heidelberg, where he is responsible for the
areas Internet mobility, security for restricted devices and car-to-car
Amardeo was Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 10 from 1996 – 2001 and then
Co-Chairman of the combined Study Group 17 on “Data Networks and
Teleccommunication Software” until 2004. He is Steering Board member of the
WWRF (Wireless World Research Forum).
Senior Research Engineer, Ericsson Research, Stockholm
After studies in Mathematics & Physics at the Stockholm University and the
University of Sussex (U.K.), he joined the Dynamical Systems research group
at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and received his Ph.D. in
Mathematics 1999. He joined Ericsson Research in 2000 and has since then
been working in the Communication Security Research group with various
projects mainly in areas of networking and authorization.
Security Architect, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Jiwei Wei is a senior security researcher and Leader of Network Security
Research & Standard Group of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. He joined Huawei
in 2000 after his graduation from Peking University in China with a Ph.D in
Mathematics. He has research experiences in WCDMA/TD-SCDMA/CDMA-2000 HDR
Physical Layer Algorithms, RRC/RLC Protocols and System Simulation, Crypto
Algorithms and Crypto Analysis, Telecom Network Security, Trusted Computing.
He is currently Associate Rapporteur of Question 9 of ITU-T Study Group 17
and Editor of some developing Recommendations. He has also been involved in
IETF, TCG, CCSA (China Communications Standards Association) focusing on
telecommunication network security issues.
Research Lab Vice Head, Softbank Telecom Corp
Susumu Yoneda joined Bellcore in 1984 after receiving Ph.D from the Johns
Hopkins University, and involved in ATM and its related technical and
standard activities. He moved to Japan Telecom in 1993, and was a rapporteur
from 2000 to 2004 at ITU-T SG 13. He worked on IP resource management and
control issues. The name of Japan Telecom changed to Softbank Telecom in
2006. He is currently a vice head of the laboratory at Softbank Telecom.