GTISC Distinguished Lecture Series
"Creating and Maintaining Software that Resists Malicious Attack"
Security Architect, Chief Technology Officer -- Security and Business Unit
Thursday, September 9, 2004
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David Aucsmith is the security architect and chief technology officer for Microsoft Corp.’s Security Business and Technology Unit. He is currently working on unifying security policy and event management.
Before joining Microsoft in August 2002, Aucsmith was the chief security architect for Intel Corp. from 1994 to 2002. He has worked in a variety of security technology areas including secure computer systems, secure communications systems, random number generation, cryptography, steganography and network intrusion detection. Aucsmith is a former officer in the U.S. Navy and has been heavily involved in computer security and cybercrime issues for more than 20 years. He is an industry representative to numerous international, government and academic organizations. Currently he is a member of the advisory board of the National Security Agency, co-chairman of the FBI’s Information Technology Study Group, a member of the Secret Service Task Force on Computer Aided Counterfeiting, member of the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Academes of Science and a member of the President’s Task Force on National Defense and Computer Technology. Aucsmith was also U.S. industry representative to the G8 Committee on Organized, Transnational, and Technological Crime.
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