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Daniel Apon

Applied Cryptography Lead, MITRE

Daniel Apon

Applied Cryptography Lead, MITRE

Biography

Daniel Apon, PhD is a cryptography lead at MITRE in McLean, Virginia, and an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he previously earned a PhD in Computer Science with a focus on cryptography. He held a Postdoctoral Scholar position at the University of California, Berkeley, then joined the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) during NIST’s Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization project as a lattice cryptography and hash cryptography subject matter expert. Daniel Apon’s affiliation with The MITRE Corporation is provided for identification purposes only and is not intended to convey or imply MITRE’s concurrence with, or support for, the positions, opinions, or viewpoints expressed by the speaker.