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Christopher A. Wood

Christopher Wood is a Research Lead at Cloudflare, where he leads projects focused on security and privacy enhancements to a variety of systems, protocols, and applications. Before joining Cloudflare, Christopher worked on transport security, privacy, and cryptography engineering at Apple, as well as future Internet architectures at Xerox PARC. Christopher currently co-chairs the TLS and MASQUE Working Groups, the PEARG Research Group, and is a member of the IAB. Christopher holds a Ph.D. in computer science from UC Irvine.


Role Group Email
Chair Privacy Enhancements and Assessments Research Group (pearg)
Chair Multiplexed Application Substrate over QUIC Encryption (masque)
Chair Transport Layer Security (tls)
Member Internet Architecture Board (iab)
Member Internet Research Steering Group (irsg)
Reviewer Security Area Directorate (secdir)
Tech Advisor Usable Formal Methods Proposed Research Group (ufmrg)

RFCs (11)

RFC Date Title Cited by
RFC 8569 Jul 2019 Content-Centric Networking (CCNx) Semantics 8 RFCs
RFC 8609 Jul 2019 Content-Centric Networking (CCNx) Messages in TLV Format 8 RFCs
RFC 8793 Jun 2020 Information-Centric Networking (ICN): Content-Centric Networking (CCNx) and Named Data Networking (NDN) Terminology 4 RFCs
RFC 8922 Oct 2020 A Survey of the Interaction between Security Protocols and Transport Services 2 RFCs
RFC 8937 Oct 2020 Randomness Improvements for Security Protocols 1 RFC
RFC 9149 Apr 2022 TLS Ticket Requests 1 RFC
RFC 9180 Feb 2022 Hybrid Public Key Encryption
RFC 9230 Jun 2022 Oblivious DNS over HTTPS 1 RFC
RFC 9257 Jul 2022 Guidance for External Pre-Shared Key (PSK) Usage in TLS
RFC 9258 Jul 2022 Importing External Pre-Shared Keys (PSKs) for TLS 1.3 1 RFC
RFC 9292 Aug 2022 Binary Representation of HTTP Messages

Active Internet-Drafts (23)

Expired Internet-Drafts (56)

(Excluding replaced Internet-Drafts.)

Internet-Draft Activity