Paul Simmonds is Fellow Analyst at KuppingerCole.
Furthermore, he is the CEO of the Global Identity Foundation, as well as a consulting CISO and was previously the Global CISO for AstraZeneca, Global CISO for ICI, Head of Information Security with a high security web hosting provider and Global Information Security Manager at Motorola.
Paul co-founded the Jericho Forum and served on its board of management through its ten year existence. He is also the co-editor of the Cloud Security Alliance’s "Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing v3.0”
He’s been awarded both “Chief Security Officer of the Year” and "Best Security Implementation" at the SC Magazine Awards and is twice listed as one of Network World’s “most powerful people in networking".
Paul Simmonds sits on the global advisory board of a number of global companies, as well as the Executive Advisory Board of ISSA UK.
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The emergence and prominence of bitcoin and its underlying technology Blockchain with open source, real-time payments capabilities and without centralized regulatory authority has sparked the Financial Services industry into exploring how Blockchain technology might be applied to mainstream banking and insurance sectors. Blockchain technology goes further than just a distributed ledger. Another initiative gaining acceptance is Smart Contracts that use computer protocols to facilitate, verify, or enforce the negotiation or performance of a contract or that obviate the need for a contractual [...]