Having previously spent 27 years at Cisco, latterly as chief security officer of Cisco UK, King is set to bring extensive knowledge and experience of researching global cyber risks and detecting threats from nation states and criminal networks to iProov.
King’s expertise in implementing enterprise-level threat management will bolster iProov’s work in this area to deliver continued protection to its customers and end users.
As well as serving as a security leader at Cisco, King has been part of many cyber security industry bodies, including the Internet Security Advisory Group at Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).
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“My professional passion is in the detection of emerging cyber threats,” said incoming iProov advisory board member, King.
“The protection of identity verification on the internet is of the utmost importance to society, and iProov is at the forefront of using AI to combat cyber attacks in this critical area.
“I’ve been really impressed by their people, their technology, and by their commitment to keeping customers and users safe. I’m very pleased to be joining the team.”
Andrew Bud, CEO of iProov, commented: “We’re honoured that Paul has joined the iProov mission to bring trust to the internet.
“The challenge of delivering secure biometric authentication requires more than technology – it also demands a world-class threat management strategy and infrastructure.
“Paul’s knowledge and experience will help us to build on our considerable progress in this area.”