Dr. Nadhem AlFardan has more than 15 years experience in the area of information security, and holds a PhD in Information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London. Nadhem is a senior security solution architect working for Cisco Systems. Before joining Cisco, he worked for Schlumbeger and HSBC. Nadhem AlFardan is CISSP certified and is an ISO 27001 lead auditor. He is also CCIE Security certified. In his PhD research, Nadhem AlFardan published a number of papers in prestige conferences such as IEEE S&P and USENIX Security, mainly around cryptoanalysis topics. His work involved him working with organizations like Google, Microsoft, Cisco, Mozilla, OpenSSL and many others, mainly to help them assess and fix major findings in the TLS/SSL protocol. His work is being referenced in a number of IETF standards.