Sarah Squire is a Senior Technical Architect at Ping Identity. She is a Co-Author of NIST Special Publication 800-63C Digital Identity Guidelines, which outlines federated authentication standards for all US federal agencies. She has acted as a subject matter expert in identity and access management to several government agencies, private companies and open standards groups including NIST, OpenID Foundation and the Internet Engineering Task Force. Squire holds a bachelor of science in physics and a master of science in information management from the University of Washington where she was a NASA Space Grant Scholar. She is also a Certified Information Security System Professional (CISSP).