Arqit hires senior cryptographic expert
London, UK - 12 April 2023 - Arqit Quantum Inc. (NASDAQ: ARQQ, ARQQW) (“Arqit”), a
leader in quantum-safe encryption, today announced that Roberta Faux has joined the
company as US Head of Cryptography and US Field Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Roberta has 12 years’ experience in signals intelligence and cryptanalytic research, working
for the National Security Agency and has served as a principal investigator in various fields
of cybersecurity. Roberta’s most recent role was as Director of Innovation and Strategic
Initiatives at Lorica Cybersecurity in Maryland.
David Williams, Arqit Founder, Chairman and CEO said:
"Roberta brings extensive cryptographic and customer facing experience to our growing team of cybersecurity experts as Arqit continues our mission to create stronger, simpler encryption for all networked devices. From working within the Intelligence Community, Roberta’s seen first-hand the threats facing cryptographic systems and the need for organizations to move to implement symmetric-key protections urgently."
Roberta Faux, US Head of Cryptography and US Field CTO at Arqit said:
"As the state of global cybersecurity continues to be characterized by a rapidly evolving threat landscape, growing attack surfaces, and increasingly sophisticated adversaries, Arqit's QuantumCloud™ strengthens existing data protection solutions with a platform that is secure, simple and seamless.
"Arqit's QuantumCloud™ technology is a cybersecurity paradigm shift to secure the future of information in the face of traditional encryption methods that are quickly becoming obsolete and leading to unprecedented opportunities for cybercriminals. It's a privilege to join the Arqit team and work at the forefront of cybersecurity innovation to deliver world-class products to our customers."
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