LACEY, Wash., Nov. 16, 2016 – iSign International Inc. is proud to announce that Dr. Gail-Joon Ahn has accepted to join its Advisory Board. Ahn is Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, Arizona State University (ASU). He is Director of the Center for Cybersecurity and Digital Forensic and Director of the Laboratory of Security Engineering for Future Computing (SEFCOM) at ASU. His principal research and teaching interests are in information and systems security. His research foci include security analytics and big data driven security intelligence, vulnerability and risk management, access control and security intelligence, identity and privacy management, access control and security architecture for distributed systems, identity and privacy management, cybercrime analysis, security enhanced computing platforms, and formal models for computer security. His research has been supported by National Science Foundation (NSF), National Security Agency (NSA), Department of Defense (DoD), Office of Naval Research (ONR), Army Research Office (ARO), Department of Justice (DoJ), Department of Energy (DoE), Bank of America, Cisco, GoDaddy, Hewlett Packard, Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold, Google, Microsoft and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He has received seven U.S. patents. He is a recipient of Department of Energy CAREER Award and the Educator of the Year Award from the Federal Information Systems Security Educators’ Association (FISSEA). Prior to ASU, he was an Associate Professor of College of Computing and Informatics and founding director of Center for Digital Identity and Cyber Defense Research (DiCyDER) at University North Carolina Charlotte. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Commenting on the news, Gerard Munera, the Chairman of iSign International Inc. said: “We are thrilled that Dr. Ahn is going to contribute to our company his exceptional knowledge and experience in the field of Cyber Security, where he is recognized worldwide as a leading expert”. Thien Pham, iSign Chief Technology Officer, added: “We are certain that this collaboration will result in an accelerated development and acceptance of iSign innovative biometric cybersecurity systems.”
iSign International Inc. is a private Texas corporation which has developed an original cybersecurity technology combining biometric signature recognition and projection, innovative device pairing, PKI encryption, GPS localization and univocal computer generated transactional password. iSign technology, covered by several patent pending claims, constitutes a game changing approach as it renders hacking virtually impossible.