Netherlands National Communications Security Agency (NLNCSA)
Frits Taal (1953) has a Master degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Leiden (1980). He has worked for the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 1987 Mr Taal joined the Netherlands National Communications Security Agency, which is now part of the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. Since 2003 he is Head of the Section Communications and Information Technology. Mr Taal was member of the European working group creating the ITSEC (criteria) and the ITSEM (methodology). He is involved in the CC project since 1995. Since September 2004 he is chair of the Management Committee of the Common Criteria Recognition Arrangement.