Carlisle Adams


Carlisle Adams
Associate Director of Computer Science and Professor


Room: STE 5035
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2345
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Prior to my appointment at the University of Ottawa, I worked for 13 years in cryptography and security engineering in the high-tech industry in Ottawa, Canada. I was Senior Cryptographer at Nortel Secure Networks, the business unit within Nortel that spun out to form Entrust, Inc.At Entrust, I held the positions of Senior Cryptographer, Senior Manager - Standards Program, and Principal Architect - Advanced Security.

Fields of Interest

  • Cryptography
  • Network Security
  • Computer Security
  • Access Control
  • Privacy
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