A few folks have asked if they need to sign up to attend the David
Aucsmith presentation. I've confirmed with Dave Gift's office that no
registration is required, and all members of the MSU community who
are interested in the subject are welcome to attend.
Subject: [MSUNAG] Presentation by David Aucsmith, Microsoft security
expert, May 16, 8:00 am, Kellogg Center
MSU Libraries, Computing and Technology and Microsoft Corporation are
pleased to announce a talk by:
Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments Microsoft
Tuesday, 16 May 2006
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Lincoln Room, Kellogg Center
Data and systems security is a large concern to everyone. Mr.
Aucsmith, a global leader in computer security, will outline Microsoft's
security strategy, including his assessment of today's threat
environment, and where Microsoft is investing going forward.
Discussion will include Microsoft's proactive and reactive strategies,
and the relationship of security investments to Microsoft's TrustWorthy
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David Aucsmith is the Senior Director of Microsoft's Institute for
Advanced Technology in Governments. He is responsible for technical
relationships with United States Government agencies, as well as on
select special projects.
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, a member
of the President's Task Force on National Defense and Computer
Technology and a member of the Department of Defense's Global
Information Grid Senior Industry Review Group. Aucsmith was also U.S.
industry representative to the G8 Committee on Organized, Transnational,
and Technological Crime where he participated directly in the G8 summits
in Paris, Berlin and Tokyo. Previously he has worked with the European
Commission DG XIII to craft digital signature regulations, representing
the U.S. industry at the European Commission hearings on digital
Aucsmith holds 29 patents for digital security technology and is an
editor for the IEE Journal of Information Security, a member of the
advisory board for the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of
Technology, and was featured in Time Magazine as a member of the
magazine's technology board. Aucsmith holds a Bachelor of Science
degree in biochemistry from the University of Georgia and Master of
Science degrees in physics from the Naval Postgraduate School and
information and computer sciences from the Georgia Institute of
David Aucsmith is currently a Special Government Employee (GS-18) and
holds a TS/SCI.
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