Paul Love joined CO-OP Financial Services as Chief Information Security Officer
in 2017 where he leads the Information Security and Privacy program. Mr. Love
brings more than 25 years in risk management, financial services and technology
experience to CO-OP. He has held Information Security positions at many major
organizations including Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac),
Ernst & Young, Microsoft, Schlumberger, Ally Financial and Fifth Third Bank.
Paul started his information security career when he joined the United States
Marine Corps, where he served for eight years eventually achieving the rank of
Paul holds a Master’s of Science in Network Security degree, has
authored/co-authored nine books on Information Security and Unix/Linux and has
been the technical editor of 10 books on Linux and Unix. Mr. Love holds
multiple information security and privacy certifications including Certified
Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information System
Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Privacy Manager (CISM), multiple
privacy certifications including Certified Information Privacy
Professional/United States/Europe/Canada (CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPP/C) as well as
other technical and professional certifications. He is also currently a Doctor
of Philosophy (PhD) candidate in the field of Information Systems.
In his free time, he enjoys running, reading about marketing and process
improvement as well as anything related to computers.