2nd CACR Information Security Workshop
Tim Polk, NIST
PKI deployment; status of interoperability testing;
standardization activities within IETF (PKIX) and other
organizations; survey of current market players; etc.
Tim Polk joined the National Institute of Standards and Technology in 1982.
After exploring computer networks and developing electronic publishing
standards, he joined the computer security division in 1989. Initially, he
performed research in integrity models, security tools for system
administrators, and computer viruses. Since 1995, he has focused exclusively
on public-key infrastructure issues. He has co-edited several IETF PKI
standards, including the IETF PKIX certificate profile (RFC 2459),
and co-authored NIST Special Publication 800-15, Minimum Interoperability
Specification for PKI Components (MISPC).