About Phillip Hallam-Baker
Dr Hallam-Baker is an internationally recognized computer security specialist and is credited with 'significant contributions' to the design of HTTP 1.0, the core protocol of the World Wide Web.
His first book 'dotCrime Manifesto: How to Stop Internet Crime' sets out the first technical blueprint for how to make the Web and the Internet a less crime permissive environment by introducing accountability controls for transactions that require them.
Hallam-Baker currently divides his time between private consulting work and a part time position as Chief Scientist of Default Deny Security Inc.
During twelve years as Principal Scientist at VeriSign Inc., Hallam-Baker made significant contributions to core Internet security protocols, including XKMS, SAML, WS-Security, WS-Trust and is currently co-chair of the KEYPROV working group. He has participated in standards groups in IETF, W3C and OASIS and played a key role in establishing the concept of Extended Validation certificates as an Industry standard.
A noted public speaker, he has addressed hundreds of audiences, including delivering the conference keynote address at Comdex Brazil and chairing a conference on Electronic Cash in Amsterdam.