Nancy Cam-Winget

Cisco Fellow

Office of the CTO – Security Business Group

Nancy is a Cisco Fellow in the Cisco Security Business Group Chief Strategy Office. In her current role, she is heavily involved with product and technology strategy, research and standards. Nancy was a key contributor and editor for securing IEEE 802.11 and creator of EAP-FAST (and IETF’s TEAP, RFC 7170). She was also the creator and initial architect for pxGrid and the main editor for pxGrid’s standard framework: XMPP-Grid, e.g. IETF RFC 8600. Nancy has over 20 years of experience in the network security industry. She is involved in several standards forums such as IEEE, ODVA and IEC. Nancy is a board member for the OpenID Foundation. In the IETF, she is a member of the Security and IoT directorates and chairs several security focused working groups.


October 25, 2022


Talking IoT Security at the White House

2 min read

Leaders convened at the White House to discuss security challenges concerning IoT devices and how we can solve them.

May 25, 2022


Revisiting the Session: The Potential for Shared Signals

4 min read

A session is the heart of secure access. Granting a session requires trust. But how do we evaluate that trust effectively if relevant signals are in siloes?

November 30, 2021


An Open Security Ecosystem with Shared Signals is the Future of Zero Trust

3 min read

Shared Signals and Events standards like CAEP and RISC enable open communication of security events between systems. The resulting interoperability will help organizations realize the Zero Trust ideal of continuously evaluating and enforcing security.

March 16, 2021


Future Focused: Encryption and Visibility Can Co-Exist

3 min read

Privacy and security are in constant tension. Hiding internet activity strengthens privacy—but also makes it easier for bad actors to infiltrate the network.