Kevin Spacey

The internet security firm WISeKey has named "House of Cards" actor Kevin Spacey as an industry ambassador to help raise awareness for cyber-security issues.

"Kevin Spacey will be a terrific Ambassador for WISeKey to help us enhance international awareness of the importance of personal cyber-security. We look forward to introducing him to WISeKey's suite of products and solutions and to working with him as the industry evolves,ā€ said Carlos Moreira, Founder and CEO of WISeKey in a written statement.

Spacey added, "I have always been fascinated by the complex and crucial world of technology and security."

The company did not respond to a request for additional information on what Kevin Spacey's exact role will be as ambassador.