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Vern Paxson received the MS and PhD degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, and has been (and continues to be) a staff scientist with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Network Research Group for many years. He began at the ICIR group of the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) in 1999. His main active research projects are Bro, worms (including the network telescope project), DETER, and PREDICT. He has been the vice chair of ACM SIGCOMM; program cochair for IEEE Security and Privacy 2005 (Program); and program committee member for SRUTI 2005, RAID 2005, ACSAC 2005, and USENIX/ACM NSDI '05. He was on the editorial board of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking from 2000-2004.
Michael Waidner received the doctorate degree in computer science from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany. He is senior manager of security and privacy at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory and a member of the IBM Academy of Technology. He is also an institute executive of the IBM Privacy Research Institute. Since he joined IBM in 1994, he has been working on various projects in enterprise privacy and identity management technologies, secure electronic commerce, dependability in distributed systems, provably secure cryptographic primitives, and formal verification of cryptographic protocols. Before joining IBM, he was a lecturer at the University of Karlsruhe, working and teaching on various aspects of cryptography, security, and fault tolerance. He is the author of more than 100 research papers on security, privacy, and cryptography, and served on the program committees of several international conferences on these topics. He is a fellow of the IEEE and member of the ACM, the IACR, the IAPP, and the GI.