Paco Hope is a Principal Consultant in Security, Risk, and Compliance for Amazon Web Services. Based in London, he works with major enterprises across Europe and the UK, migrating workloads and building secure, compliant applications on AWS. Prior to joining Amazon, he was the Principal Security Evangelist for Cigital, a global software security consultancy (now part of Synopsys). His experience spans several vertical industries, including financial services, online retail, online gaming and embedded systems. Paco has helped numerous software firms develop software securely, or modify their software development lifecycles (SDLCs) to incorporate important security principles throughout.
In addition to holding both the CISSP and CSSLP certifications, Paco has authored items for both exams and volunteers on (ISC)2's European Advisory Council; and is an active member in several London and global information security communities, including dc4420 and OWASP.