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Karen O'Donoghue joined the Internet Society in July 2009 as Research Analyst for Networks and Trust.

In this role, she supports and assists the Director of Trust and Identity Initiatives by providing research and analysis to further the team's assessment of strategic options, advocacy, and key relationships with internal and external collaborators. She is also active in coordinating the formulation of outreach strategies and identifying partners and relationships that can help promote the deployment of trust-enabling network technologies.

Karen has a long history of participation in the IETF, IEEE, and other standards bodies, as well as serving as a volunteer for both the InteropNet team and the IETF network operations team. She's also had a distinguished career working for the US Navy, focused on the development and application of commercial network standards and technologies to Navy systems.

Karen is based in Virginia, United States

Latest Posts

  • It should come as no surprise that there are numerous activities related to Trust, Identity, and Privacy on the agenda for IETF 98. Below I will highlight a few of the many activities and provide pointers to a number of additional ones. There is...
    Date published 24 March 2017
  • IETF 98 in Chicago next week seems to be relatively quiet from an encryption perspective compared to some past meetings. However, this could be viewed as an indication of the progress that has been made in recent years as the IETF community has...
    Date published 24 March 2017
  • The Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2017) is just around the corner (26 February - 1 March), and details of the program are quickly coming into focus. The full slate of activities includes two keynotes, two workshops, and a...
    Date published 06 February 2017
  • Welcome to the last installment of the IETF 96 Rough Guide! This post focuses attention on the IETF 96 activities related to improving trust in the Internet. Key to this trust is the ability to establish and maintain accurate identity including...
    Date published 18 July 2016
  • IETF 96 finds us back in Berlin still talking about how to strengthen the Internet by improving the deployment and use of encryption. For this installment of the IETF Rough Guide, I’m going to focus on the CrypTech workshop just prior to IETF 96...
    Date published 17 July 2016