Patrick Curry

Patrick Curry


Patrick Curry, OBE CEng MIET MBCS is the Director, British Business Federation Authority (BBFA), tasked with enabling the implementation of federated identity & access management, including employee authentication, across industry and with UK Government and other governments. BBFA is a partner in the EU MAPPING project on internet governance, privacy and trust. He is active in many areas associated with counter-fraud and cyber assurance, including: collaborative risk management, dynamic cyber assurance, strategic cyber insurance and re-insurance, PKI federation, device authentication, block chains (he was a contributing author of the UK Gov Office of Science Report“Distributed Ledger Technologies: Beyond Block Chains”), advanced video surveillance analysis,

He is the CEO of the MultinationalAlliance for Collaborative Cyber Situational Awareness (MACCSA),which involves companies and governments from 30+ nations and international organisations to develop better information sharing for collaborative cyber security. He is involved in development of the international and national security policies and standards. He led two sub-groups in the NIS Platform supporting the EU Cyber SecurityStrategy. He is the co-editor on ISO 29003 – Identity Proofing.

He has a background in information management, identity management and international secure collaboration. He has held senior roles in a range of information and identity-centric management initiatives across UK government and international aerospace and defence sectors, including homeland security and the UK National Identity Scheme. He was instrumental in the establishment of federated trust mechanisms for US/UK/Europe secure collaboration for aerospace and defence, founding theTransatlantic Secure Collaboration Program (TSCP), with governments and major companies, and helping to found the CertiPath PKI Bridge.He has worked in UK government and industry organisations, and withEuropean agencies and governments from around the world.

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