Christian Paquin

Christian Paquin (@chpaquin) is a crypto/security specialist in MSR’s Security and Cryptography team. He’s currently involved in projects related to post-quantum cryptography, such as the project. He’s also leading the development of the technology. He is generally interested in bringing cryptographic research into real-life applications. He has recently helped develop the SMART Health Card framework, subject of this talk, contributing to the specifications and open-source tools. Prior to joining Microsoft, Christian was the Chief Security Engineer at Credentica, a crypto developer at Silanis Technology working on digital signature systems, and a security engineer at Zero-Knowledge Systems building a precursor to TOR.