Encrybit is all set to greet Shawn Pride as he joins us as Security Advisor
The very first survey conducted by us on “Cryptocurrency Exchange Problems” revealed that 40% of the cryptocurrency traders are concerned about the security of their funds.
We do not need to highlight the various hacks faced by existing cryptocurrency exchanges. This clearly indicates to take necessary steps for preventing security breach on exchanges. As Encrybit has promised to provide the most secured trading environment, we are committed to our words.
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To make the security aspect of our exchange stronger, we have added security certificates — ISO 27000 and CCSS, multi-layer encryption method on wallets, majority of the funds stored in cold storage and much more.
With an online exchange platform being vulnerable to hackers, simply taking preventive measures isn’t enough. We need to monitor and evolve the security principles continuously. For this, we have appointed security advisors on board to guide us through the process.
Mr Shawn Pride has recently joined the security department of our advisory panel.
With Shawn’s unparalleled experience, I’m pretty sure that Encrybit’s security is in good hands”, quotes the co-founder Mr Jiten Rajput.
Let’s discover more about Shawn.
Shawn’s Academic and Professional background
Shawn’s educational background is a mixture of Arts, Science, Computer and Information Science, Support Service, Communications, Technical Evangelism and a number of Microsoft Certifications. He has attended South Seattle College, University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University during the tenure of 7 years.
He started his career with a very prestigious organization in the computer industry — Microsoft. He worked there for 8 years and performed the duties of Senior Test Engineer and Technical Program Manager. Then worked as an Implementation Manager for multiple start-ups.
Then comes his interaction with the security audit. He worked with the IS team at Philips Corporation for the same. Later he played various roles like Manager of Infrastructure Services, Information Technology Manager and Sr. Infrastructure Consultant at different organizations.
In May 2005, he joined Spin6x Consulting as Sr. Managing Partner where internet security as one of his main roles. He continues to work here. In 2017, he joined Dell Technologies to work as Sr. Principal Engineer and Product Technologist.
In 2016, he came in contact with the emerging technology of blockchain. He is now serving as CEO of Blockchain Crypto Ventures, which is involved in the consultation of security for cryptocurrency exchanges, and builders of cryptocurrency mining hardware.
And then of course, joined Encrybit as Security Advisor in August 2018.
Shawn’s Association with Encrybit
Shawn has been dealing with internet security from past 13 years. And he also the CEO of an organization which provides consultation to exchanges regarding their security aspect. Shawn seems to be a perfect fit to be in charge of the security of our exchange. He firmly believes in our goal and states that,
I’ve come across many exchanges in the past couple years. More or less they are here to make money out of crypto transactions. But, Encrybit is here to help the traders by providing them with the best possible solution. It will be a great fun working with Encrybit on their exciting new trading platform!
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