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Secure Chorus announces formation of Standards Committee and the appointment of Dr Andy Lilly as the Committee Chair

SECURE CHORUS, 1ST MAY 2018

Secure Chorus is pleased to announce that Dr Andy Lilly has been asked to chair the newly-formed Standards Committee of the company.

As chair of the Standards Committee, Dr Lilly will lead a body of 11 members that consist of public and private sector experts who will assemble several times a year focusing on the development of interoperability standards which establish engineering and technical criteria pursuant to which different information technology systems and software applications may communicate, exchange data, and use the information that has been exchanged.

The Standards Committee will be formed by the following members:

  • Dr Andy Lilly, Armour Communications and Chair of Standards Committee
  • Elisabetta Zaccaria, Chairman of Secure Chorus
  • The National Cyber Security Centre
  • Gerry McQuaid, Vodafone
  • Mark Baggs, O2
  • Dr Faith Bateman, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
  • Simon Pryce, Leonardo
  • Dr Kit Kilgour, Sepura
  • Mike Brown, ISARA Corporation
  • Dr Nithin Thomas, SQR Systems
  • Micael Berg, Cryptify
  • Sebastian Wiles,Serbus

“Secure Chorus is delighted that Dr Andy Lilly has been asked to serve as chair and it validates the depth of his career, knowledge and expertise in all aspects of secure communication” said Elisabetta Zaccaria, Chairman of Secure Chorus “We are confident the Standards Committee will attain its goals under his leadership.”

“I am honoured that my peers have asked me to serve as chair of the Standards Committee” said Dr Lilly “By working with public and private sector experts, we hope to help communicate the benefits of Secure Chorus’ standards and support their use and adoption by the industries, nations, regulatory bodies and other important stakeholders.”

Dr Andy Lilly is the Co-Founder and CTO of Armour Communications, with a record of delivering challenging, leading-edge R&D solutions into global markets. Having led high tech teams at both multi-national organisations and VC-funded start-ups, Andy has been instrumental in delivering secure communications systems and solutions into military, government and enterprise environments for nearly 30 years. Andy holds a PhD in radar modelling from UCL and a B.Eng. Hons. from the University of Surrey.

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