CHRISTOPHER STEEL, CISSP,ISSAP is the Chief Solutions Architect at Software AG
and was recently the Chief Architect on the U.S.
Treasury’s Pay.gov project. He has over 16 years experience
in distributed Enterprise computing with a strong focus on application
security, patterns, and methodologies. Some of his clients include the
U.S. Navy, Raytheon, Fleet, CVS Pharmacy, Nextel, Verizon, AOL, KPMG,
MCI, and GTE. He presents regularly at local and industry conferences
on topics of security.
RAMESH NAGAPPAN, CISSP, CISA, CRISC is a Cyber Security Technologist at Oracle Corporation (Formerly Sun
Microsystems), he specializes in technologies related to Information Security, Hardware Assisted Cryptography, Java Cryptography, Secure Cloud computing
architectures for building Mission-critical Enterprise
applications, and Identity
Management. Previously, he worked on different roles as part of JavaSoft involved with Java Security development and Sun Java Center Consulting practice for large-scale enterprise customers.
He has authored/co-authored five popular
books and contributed several articles on topics related to Java, J2EE, EAI,
XML Web Services and Security.
He is an active contributor to Java open-source application development and
XML industry standard
initiatives for Identity Management. He frequently speaks at industry conferences and
expert-panels related to
Java, XML and Security. His current technology focus is on Information Security, Secure Cloud Infrastructure, Cryptographic Applications,
Identity & Access Management and integration of Strong
like PKI, Smart cards and Biometrics. Ramesh can be reached at nramesh_at_post.harvard.edu.