7th CACR Information Security Workshop
Steve Howard, Certicom
Advances in Card Solutions
To be announced.
Stephen P. Howard is the Director of Smart Card Programs and is responsible for
all smart card initiatives and financial transaction security. He has helped
Certicom establish new smart card business lines and strategic relationships
with smart card alliance members including IC manufacturers, smart card
suppliers, third party integrators, and application developers. Mr. Howard
brings specific expertise in smart card systems to address e-business solutions,
financial payment systems and enterprise authentication.
Mr. Howard has over 19 years of experience in the fields of software, systems
engineering and information security covering both commercial and government
sectors. Prior to joining Certicom, he held senior positions with IBM Federal
Systems, Loral, Lockheed Martin, and Sallie Mae.
Mr. Howard holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer and Communication
Sciences from the University of Michigan.