Paul Poh, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CIPP/US, is Managing Partner at Radical Security which provides offensive security services and Tixzy Consulting which provides security advisory services. Paul has over 25 years of technology and information security experience with a focus on information security, infrastructure design, and software development.
Prior to his consulting practice, Paul was Chief Technology Officer for a leading venture-backed security ratings platform where he led various technology teams in building and scaling a platform that could instantaneously rate the cybersecurity posture of any company world-wide.
With a background in both large Fortune 500 organizations and small successful startups, Paul was also head of information security and software architecture at the largest separately managed account processor in North America where he was responsible for the protection of over a trillion dollars in assets. He joined the account processor with the acquisition of a small highly successful Boston-based provider of advanced wealth management support and trade order management tools where he designed the company’s software as a service offering.
An early innovator, Paul was co-founder and partner for a managed security services provider. He fondly recalls those years where he designed a proprietary client-server solution for remote control of an open source intrusion detection appliance while simultaneously implementing a 24x7 operations plan.
As a regular contributor to the third-party community, Paul is a recognized leader in the educational development of third-party risk assessors and auditors.