Nancy is a Cisco Fellow in the Cisco Security Business Group CTO Office. In her current role, she continues to evangelize the impacts of the Encrypted Internet while heavily involved with product and technology strategy, research and standards. Nancy was a key contributor and editor for securing IEEE 802.11 and creator of EAP-FAST (and IETF’s TEAP, RFC 7170). She was also the creator and initial architect for pxGrid and the main editor for pxGrid’s standard framework: XMPP-Grid, e.g. IETF RFC 8600.
Nancy has over 20 years of experience in the network security industry. She is also involved in several standards forums such as IEEE, ODVA and IEC. In the IETF, she is a member of the Security and IoT directorates and chairs several security focused working groups.