Taher Elgamal

Taher Elgamal is the Chief Security Officer at Axway. Taher is an expert in computer, network and information security. Recognized in the industry as the inventor of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), Taher led the SSL efforts at Netscape and throughout the industry. He also wrote the SSL patent and promoted SSL as the Internet Security standard within standard committees and the industry. Taher also invented several industry and government standards in the data security and digital signatures areas including the DSS government standard for digital signatures. A 2009 recipient of the RSA Conference Lifetime Achievement Award, Taher has public company board experience with RSA Security, hi/fn, Phoenix Technology and Tumbleweed. He also serves on numerous corporate advisory boards. He can be reached at telgamal@us.axway.com.

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