1999 Conferences

3rd CACR Information Security Workshop

Mary Horrigan, Scotiabank

Public Key Infrastructure at Scotiabank: A Success Story

Scotiabank has successfully deployed public key infrastructures to support its Internet Banking and Discount Brokerage applications, and to secure internal employee access. The talk will focus on Scotiabank's customer public key infrastructure; describing the various aspects of the effort required to set up and operate the PKI. Topics will include technical support, operations, capacity planning, security quality assurance, and policy development.

Speaker Bio
Mary Horrigan has worked with Scotiabank for four years, first joining as Manager, Distributed Systems Audit. Currently she holds the position of Security Systems Specialist in the Systems Security & Controls unit, with primary accountability for projects involving cryptography. Her duties have involved both audit and technical support of the Bank's Entrust Public Key Infrastructure. At the present time, she is responsible for the implementation of a SET infrastructure.

Prior to joining Scotiabank, Ms. Horrigan worked as a Senior Software Engineer at ISG Technologies, Inc., where she developed software for medical imaging systems. Prior to that, she worked at the University of Toronto for ten years, as a faculty member in the Mathematics and Computer Science departments.

Ms. Horrigan received her BSc and MSc in Computer Science from the University of Toronto, and her MA from the University of St. Michael's College.