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David Chadwick

ORG University of Kent Title Professor of Information Systems Security BIO David Chadwick is Professor of Information Systems Security at the University of Kent. He is the leader of the Information Systems Security Research Group (http://www.cs.kent.ac.uk/research/groups/iss/index.html) and a member of IEEE and ACM. He has published widely, with over 140 publications in international journals, conferences and workshops, including 5 books, 14 book chapters, 25 journals (see http://www.cs.kent.ac.uk/people/staff/dwc8/pubs.html) and successfully managed over 25 research projects. He has served as a PC member of over 100 international conferences and been the PC Chair for 5 and co chair for 2. He specialises in Public Key Infrastructures, Privilege Management Infrastructures, Trust Management, Identity Management, Privacy Management and Internet Security research in general. Current research topics include: attribute aggregation, policy based authorisation, cloud security, the management of trust, recognition and delegation of authority and autonomic security. He actively participates in standardisation activities, is the UK BSI representative to X.509 standards meetings, the chair of the Open Grid Forum OGSA Authorisation Working Group, and a member of OASIS and the Kantara Initiative. He is the author of a number of Internet Drafts, RFCs and OGF documents. He is the leader of WP7 (Identity Management, Authentication and Authorisation) in the TAS3 FW7 Integrated Project (www.tas3.eu). Prior to this, he has been involved in the following EC projects: MAITS, TrustHealth2, ICE-TEL, ICE-CAR, PERMIS, GUIDES, PKI Challenge, and TrustCoM. His group are the creators of PERMIS (www.openpermis.org), an open source X.509 and SAML supported RBAC authorisation infrastructure which has been hardened by the Swiss MOD and released as Open Source Hardened PERMIS at http://www.osor.eu/projects/openpermis. PERMIS is currently integrated with Globus Toolkit, Shibboleth, Apache, the OMII-UK and XACML.