LACEY, Wash. Dec. 16, 2016 – iSign International Inc. is proud to announce that Dr. Ziming Zhao has been accepted to become a member of its Advisory Committee. Zhao is an Assistant Research Professor in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University. His focus is on security and privacy related problems in computer and communications systems. His research includes utilizing hardware primitives to design and implement secure systems for attack mitigation; cybercrime and threat intelligence analysis – understanding the structure of underground communities, and the economy and ecosystem of cybercrime; usable and user-centric security – finding vulnerabilities in authentication and payment systems; and network and web security – designing novel firewall and intrusion response systems for the emerging software-defined network. Zhao is the author of more than 30 papers in refereed conferences and journals. He has received two best paper awards from computer security conferences and two U.S. patents. He is a member of IEEE and ACM.

Commenting on the news, iSign Chairman Gerard E. Munera said, “We are delighted that Dr. Zhao has been kind enough to accept our offer to join the company Advisory Committee, which already includes Dr. Gail-Joon Ahn, an outstanding leader in cyberspace security and Dr. Keith Fuller, a renowned Canadian expert in computer sciences. Dr. Zhao’s background, experience and intellectual capacities represent, without any doubt, a huge asset for our company.”

Zhao commented, “The invitation to join iSign’s Advisory Board is an honor and tremendously exciting. The company is a security technology innovative leader, having put many novel and exciting security solutions into practice, including biometric signature recognition, and their electronic document management services brings a real benefit to corporations by securely managing their daily operations. I also feel well-aligned with iSign leadership’s ambitious cybersecurity vision and mission, among which securing mobile apps, systems, and transactions are in urgent need worldwide.”

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