Peter Alterman named COO of SAFE-BioPharma

Monday, August 13, 2012 03:13 PM

Peter Alterman, Ph.D., who held numerous senior information security positions within the U.S. federal government, has been named chief operating officer of SAFE-BioPharma Association, the strategic, non-profit collaboration responsible for the global SAFE-BioPharma digital identity and digital signature standard used in the life science and healthcare sectors.
 
Alterman recently retired after 33 years of government service where, most recently, he was senior advisor to the national program office of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), NIST. Before that he served as senior advisor to the NIH CIO for Strategic Initiatives, Assistant CIO for e-authentication at the National Institutes of Health and chair of the U.S. Federal PKI Policy Authority. His role in Internet technology started in 1989 as a member of the Federal Research Internet Coordinating Committee.
  
In addition to responsibilities for a variety of association management functions, Alterman will serve as SAFE-BioPharma’s primary liaison with the FDA and other global regulatory authorities and represent the association’s interests on global standards and policy bodies.

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