Abbie Barbir serves as a Senior Security Advisor in the areas of identity management, mobile devices and authentication at Aetna Global Information Security. Barbir has extensive experience in identity and access management. He has worked with many standard organizations on developing next generation authentication technologies. Currently he represents Aetna on the FIDO Board of Directors. Barbir holds a Ph.D. in computer engineering from Louisiana State University. In his more than 25 years in the software and security industry, he has been a Professor of Computer Science, an Application Developer, Data Compression and Encryption Inventor, Systems Architect, Security Architect, Engineering Manager, Consultant, Author and Inventor of numerous security algorithms and articles.