Director, Emerging Standards, PCI Security Standards Council
Mr. Poore has over 35 years of information security experience, including more than 20 years of applied cryptography. He has written extensively on information security and cryptography and his work is cited in academic papers, national standards, professional journals, and books. He came to PCI SSC from a small business that was a QSAC, where he was a QSA. In various capacities, he has designed and led teams of developers in cryptographic system projects, resulting in patents of systems based on cryptography. He is also a long-time member of International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR). Mr. Poore has also supported classified government projects and assisted in the development of cryptanalytic tools. He has extensive experience in the financial services industry and in the development of national and international standards. He is an ISSA Distinguished Fellow, an ACM Senior Member, and he has received numerous awards for his professional work. Mr. Poore holds the following certifications: PCIP, CFE, CISA, CISSP, CHS-III.