Michael Richardson has been involved with network security systems since 1988.
Michael was a founding employee at Milkyway Networks in 1994, and Solidum
Systems Corporation in 1998. While at Milkyway Networks, Michael was
responsible for developing the VPN components of the BlackHole firewall, and
later worked on several IPsec implementations. Solidum designed and sold
hardware - IPsec being an important target. Michael is a system software
designer and protocol designer. Michael is involved on a daily basis with
at the IETF. He is an author on RFC3586, and numerous drafts "in progress".|
Michael is the lead architect on the Linux FreeS/WAN project, a Linux IPsec
stack that aims to bring Opportunistic Encryption to everyone. Michael
received a B.Sc. Physics from Carleton University.