Systems Study Committee (1988-1990). The U.S. Secretary of Commerce appointed Dr. Kent as chair of the Federal Advisory Committee to Develop a FIPS for Federal Key Management Infrastructure (1996-1998). The author of two book chapters and numerous technical papers on network security, Dr. Kent has served as a referee, panelist, and session chair for a number of conferences. Since 1977 he has lectured on the topic of network security on behalf of government agencies, universities, and private companies throughout the United States, Europe, Australia, and the Far East. Dr. Kent received the B.S. degree in mathematics summa cum laude from Loyola University of New Orleans and the S.M., E.E., and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery and a member of the Internet Society and Sigma Xi.
MICHAEL ANGELO is currently a staff fellow at Compaq Computer Corporation and runs a laboratory at Compaq that assesses biometrics and other security-enhancing technologies, such as smart cards. He is considered a subject-matter expert for security and its associated technologies. His job is to provide technical guidance and input into strategic planning and the development of secure solutions. In addition, he is responsible for providing technical assistance to the corporate security team. Dr. Angelo possesses expertise in both biometric and token access authentication technology, including technical threat model and implementation analysis, as well as in risk reduction enhancement methodology, applied computer system security, computer forensics, advanced data protection methodologies, and practical encryption techniques. His experience comprises 15 years in designing, implementing, managing, and supporting secure intra- and Internets, including gateways, firewalls, and sentinels, plus 20 years working at the kernel level of numerous operating systems, including a wide variety of hardware platforms (from PCs to supercomputers) and software platforms (including several flavors of UNIX, MS-DOS/Windows/NT, and VMS). He holds several patents. Dr. Angelo has been active in a number of trade standards organizations: the Trusted Computing Platform Association (TCPA), Americans for Computer Privacy (ACP), the Bureau of Export Administration Technical Advisory Committee (BXA-TAC), the Information Security Exploratory Committee (ISEC), the Key Recovery Alliance (KRA), the Computer Systems Policy Project, the Cross-Industry Working Team Security Working Group, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Industry Key Escrow Working Group.
STEVEN BELLOVIN is a fellow at AT&T Research. Dr. Bellovin received a B.A. degree from Columbia University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in