Dovell Bonnett – Founder and CEO of Access Smart
Dovell Bonnett has been creating computer security solutions for over 20 years. His passionate belief that technology should work for humans, and not the other way around, has lead him to create innovative solutions that protect businesses from cyber attacks, free individual computer users from cumbersome security policies and puts IT administrators back in control of their networks.
Dovell has spent most of his career designing solutions to solve business security needs, incorporating multiple applications onto single credentials using both contact and contactless smartcards. He has held positions at National Semiconductor, Siemens (Infineon), Certicom, Motorola and HID. In addition to his involvement with Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Elliptic Curve Cryptography, he has also held a Top Secret security clearance with the U.S. Navy while working on communications for nuclear submarines at GTE Systems.
In 2005, he founded Access Smart LLC, to provide logical access control solutions to businesses. His premiere product, Power LogOn, is a multifactor authentication enterprise password manager.
Dovell has contributed to numerous papers for the Smart Card Alliance, is the author of two books, Online Identity Theft Protection for Dummies and Making Passwords Secure: How To Fix the Weakest Link in Cybersecurity, and is a frequent speaker on the topic of passwords, cybersecurity, and understanding and building secure, affordable and appropriate computer authentication infrastructures.