Chad Childers


Childers, "do {?} while (Agile != Security): What to do (in each iteration) until Agile becomes Secure", 2012 Global IT Learning Summit, Ford Motor Company.

Childers, "Economic Advantages of Open Security Models", Penguicon 2012.

Childers, "AppInventor: This IS the Droid you're looking for!", Penguicon 2012.

Childers, "Data Centric Security in the Cloud", 2011 Global IT Learning Summit, Ford Motor Company.

Arjunan & Childers, "Externally Led Initiatives: Fear not all things alike", 2011 Global IT Learning Summit, Ford Motor Company.

Childers, "Data Centric Security for Personal Information", SecureWorld Expo 2011.

Childers, "Data Centric Security", Security B-Sides / BSidesDetroit 2011.

Childers & Arjunan, "Cloud Security - Good Day Sunshine or Stormy Weather?", 2010 Ford Annual IT Conference.

Childers, Kotecki, & Arjunan, "Offshore Risk: Cookies are a Sometimes Food", 2009 Ford Annual IT Conference.

Arjunan & Childers, "Authentication To Tell the Truth: When just a password isn't enough", 2009 Ford Annual IT Conference.

Kunimatsu, Baeten, & Childers, "A Threat Modeling Fairy Tale", 2008 Ford Annual IT Conference

Childers & Kotecki, "Joint Ventures Acquisitions, & Divestitures in the 21st Century: There is No Firewall", 2007 Ford Annual IT Conference.

Childers, Otter, & Praay, "Digital Rights Management for Business Documents", position paper for Hot Topics in Security workshop at 2006 USENIX Security Conference.

Childers, "Les Infrastructures à Clés Publiques et le Single Sign On", IntraCom 2001, Montréal, Québec, September 2001.

Childers, "PKI: Real World vs. Holy Grail", Keynote address at Intranets 2001, April 2001.

Childers, Bangert,, "E-Commerce Security: an Introduction", WebNet 2000, San Antonio, TX, November 2000.

Childers, "Comment Créer une Communauté Virtuelle... et la collaboration nécéssaire à l'équipe qui travaille à l'élaboration de l'intranet", Keynote address at IntraCom 2000, Montréal, Québec, November 2000.

Childers, "A Post-Y2K Roadmap: Planning Your Applications for Security, Scalability, and Portability", Keynote address at Intranets 2000, San Jose, CA, February 2000.

Childers, "Rolling Out Major Sites", Proceedings of Intranets 2000.

Childers & Mahr, "Intranet Collaboration", Proceedings of Intranets 2000.

Childers & Rizzo, "Streaming Media for Web Based Training", Proceedings of WebNet '99, Honolulu, HI, October 1999.

Childers, O'Connor, & Bangert, "Tracking Web usage with Network Flight Recorder", Proceedings of WebNet '98, Orlando, FL, November 1998. Reprinted for NFR Technical Workshop, Santa Clara, CA.

Minsky, Childers,, "Hal 9000, where are you now?", panel discussion at ConFusion, Detroit, MI, January 1998.

Childers, Bangert,, "Open Standard Content Cookies: Utility vs. Privacy" Proceedings of WebNet '97, Toronto, ONT, November 1997.

Balen, Childers,, "Electronic Privacy", panel discussion at Intersection, Glasgow, UK, September 1995.

Childers, "FMEAplus® improves product quality", Technically Speaking, Sept 1993.

Paradise, Childers,, "Multimedia potential and 1990's reality", Proceedings of SALT '92, Washington, DC, September 1992. 


2000-pres Chairman, Detroit Security Lunch Group

1999-pres Board of Directors, Friends of the Library, Dearborn

2001-pres Treasurer, SF Oral History Association
1995-2000 Chairman, Ford Web Administrators Group
1992-1999 Regional Councilor, Software Division, American Society for Quality
1997-1998 Board of Directors, Ann Arbor Science Fiction Association
1990-1991 Co-chairman, Ford X Windows/Motif Programmers Group

National Merit Scholar, Thomas J. Watson Memorial Scholar (IBM).

2004 IT Security Award

2004 ITI BEST Award

1993 Ford E&SE Achievement Award

Letter of Commendation from S.M. Frey, Ford Motor Company V.P. for Quality

Eagle Scout w/ Palm.

SCUBA certification

Fluent French, write/program German, some Italian.