Carlisle Adams

Carlisle Adams is Senior Cryptographer and Principal - Standards and Architectural Direction at Entrust. His focus includes the design, analysis, and standardization of symmetric block ciphers and operational protocols for enhanced Internet security. An active member of the Internet Engineering Task Force, he has authored and co-authored several standards-track specifications, particularly in the Public-Key Infrastructure - X.509 (PKIX) Working Group. Recent activities include the integration of security and XML-based technologies, through participation in OASIS technical specifications such as Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) and XML Access Control Markup Language (XACML), and through other work with security policy specification mechanisms and secure Web services. He holds an M.Sc. in Computing and Information Science and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, both in the area of cryptography. Dr. Adams is co-author of "Understanding Public-Key Infrastructure: Concepts, Standards, and Deployment Considerations".

Articles by this author

Privacy and XML, Part 2

The second and concluding part of our look at XML and Privacy examines XML standards initiatives aimed at giving users and businesses control over privacy.

Privacy and XML, Part I

This first installment of a two-part series on privacy and XML introduces the issues at stake in online privacy and gives an overview of privacy concepts.

An Introduction to XML Digital Signatures

The W3C and IETF's XML Signature specification allows the verification of the authenticity of XML-based transactions, a vital part of the emerging electronic business infrastructure.