Dawn is a professional author with a passion for technical regulations and standards, as well as for their relevance and impact on corporate operations and industry in general. Dawn has more than 10 years of IT industry experience in hardware, programming & systems & network engineering. Her educational background includes a Certificate in computer operations & programming, CompTIA and Microsoft certifications, including A+, MCSE and MCP, Associates degree with major in business & minor in computer science, Bachelors of Science degree with major in business forensics & minor in accounting and an MBA with concentrations in finance & economics.
Peter is research department leader at CenterInform, Spb Tech University of Bonch-Bruevich, Saint Petersburg. Peter has a long experience in Cryptography, both in industry and research. Peter has worked on the Windows Crypto API, OpenSSL, digital signatures, X 509 Certificates etc. He has profound implementation experience with PKCS-11 smart-cards as well on Linux and Windows platforms.
The Banking and financial services industry is challenged - for example by PSD2. On top of this, they need to manage Identity and access management, cryptographic key management, use blockchains, go to the cloud and stay compliant.