Arqit Quantum announces advisory appointment of Boon Hui Khoo, an internationally-regarded expert in law enforcement & cybersecurity
(GlobeNewsWire) Arqit Quantum Inc.has announced the appointment of Boon Hui Khoo as an advisor, effective immediately.
An internationally-regarded expert in law enforcement and cybersecurity, Boon Hui has led a highly distinguished and decorated career fighting crime for over 40 years. He previously served as Senior Deputy Secretary of Singapore’s Home Affairs Ministry, as the Police Commissioner of Singapore from 1997 to 2010, and as President of INTERPOL from 2008 to 2012. He has chaired major international fora, including three of the very first US-Singapore homeland security dialogues, and the biennial Milipol APAC security conference.
He remains active in INTERPOL, chairing its Governance Working group, and holds advisory and board positions across the financial services, fintech, healthcare, security, cybersecurity, and philanthropy sectors. He was a Commissioner on the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace, remains a board member of the Global Cyber Alliance and an advisor to the CyberPeace Institute.
In recognition of his contributions to public service and safety, Boon Hui has been decorated with high national honours from Singapore, Australia, Brunei, France, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Vatican. He is also a Senior Fellow of Singapore’s Civil Service College, an Honorary Fellow of St John’s College, Oxford, and a Justice of Peace. Boon Hui was educated in Oxford, Harvard, and Wharton, and is married with two children.
Boon Hui Khoo said, “Joining Arqit’s world-class team of quantum tech experts is an incredible honour and I look forward to working with them. We share a great optimism about Arqit’s offering and the progress they have already made towards driving critical conversations around cybersecurity imperatives on a global stage.”
Arqit supplies a unique quantum encryption Platform-as-a-Service which makes the communications links of any networked device secure against current and future forms of attack – even from a quantum computer. Arqit’s product, QuantumCloud™, enables any device to download a lightweight software agent, which can create encryption keys in partnership with any other device. The keys are computationally secure, optionally one-time use and zero trust. QuantumCloud™ can create limitless volumes of keys in limitless group sizes and can regulate the secure entrance and exit of a device in a group. The addressable mark