VIENNA, Va., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Trevor Freeman, senior security strategist for Microsoft, presented "Plasma, A Next Generation Technology for Information Asset Protection" at the TSCP Spring 2013 Business Week in Arlington, Virginia, last month.
The Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program (TSCP), the only government-industry consortium focused on secure collaboration for the defense community, held the annual event at Lockheed Martin's Global Vision Center on March 24-28. Dr. Freeman spoke about the Plasma standards and how they will impact information security architecture.
Dr. Freeman will give a series of presentations about Plasma, its business value and benefits to the defense community and its supply chain members, over the next several months. Dates for those presentations in the Washington, D.C., area are pending and will be announced on the TSCP website, www.tscp.org.
Work on Plasma was initiated by the teaming of several TSCP member technology companies, including Microsoft, Boldon James, NextLabs and Titus. They continue their collaboration on Plasma as they develop proofs of concept and demonstrations. Plasma is a standards based architecture and is being developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force.
Trevor Freeman is an acknowledged Information Security Industry expert with over 20 years' experience and has worked on many major Microsoft products, including Windows and Exchange. His primary specialization is in public key bases security protocols, including Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) and Transport Layer Security (TLS). He also has extensive knowledge of access control protocols. Dr. Freeman has also participated in many standards organizations and has either authored or contributed to numerous security standards and has chaired standards workgroups.
About TSCP: TSCP Inc. is a nonprofit 501(C)(6) technical association comprised of defense and technology companies in the United States and Europe, and U.S. government departments and agencies and European government ministries. TSCP is a government-industry partnership specifically focused on mitigating the risks related to compliance, complexity, cost and IT that are inherent in large-scale, collaborative programs that span national jurisdictions. TSCP holds conferences and expositions periodically throughout the year in the U.S. and in Europe.
TSCP members include: BAE Systems, The Boeing Company, EADS, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Government Services Administration, U.S. Secret Service, the French Government, UK Ministry of Defence, the Netherlands Ministry of Defence, Microsoft, CA Technologies, ActivIdentity, Axiomatics, Boldon James, Centrify, Deep-Secure, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Electrosoft Services, FuGen Solutions, Gemalto, ID DataWeb, Intercede, National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR), NextLabs, Syneren Technologies Corporation, Wave Systems. For more information, visit TSCP on the web at http://www.tscp.org.
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