Joachim Vance

Chief Security Architect, Senior Director Product Security, Verifone

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Joachim Vance is Verifone’s Chief Security Architect, Distinguished Engineer, and Senior Director Product Security. In this role he designed the security and cryptography for a payment encryption system that has already protected 50 billion credit card transactions at leading retailers across the United States. His 31 years of software development experience includes working on security products such as cryptographic key management, enterprise authentications systems, biometrics, smartcards, and certificate management. Joachim is actively involved in creating security standards for financial cryptography that includes service on the PCI Board of Advisors, co-creation of ANSI AES DUKPT, and format-preserving encryption standards at NIST and ANSI. He is a successful inventor and holds several patents for security, encryption, and authentication systems. Joachim is requested frequently as a guest speaker at security conferences around the world. He is certified as a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) since 2004. Joachim is also an accomplished writer and editor on security topics and has been published throughout his career.