Joseph Steinberg is a Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies Advisor. He has led businesses and divisions within the information-security industry for over two decades, has been calculated to be one of the top 3 cybersecurity influencers worldwide, and has written books ranging from Cybersecurity for Dummies to the official study guide from which many CISOs study for their certification exams.
He is also one of only 28 people worldwide to hold the suite of advanced information security certifications, CISSP, ISSAP, ISSMP, and CSSLP, indicating that he possesses a rare, robust knowledge of information security that is both broad and deep; his information-security-related inventions are cited in over 150 US patent filings.
Steinberg is also one of the best read columnists in the cybersecurity field, and a respected authority on other emerging technologies – having amassed millions of readers as a regular columnist for Forbes and Inc. magazines. Within three months of going independent in April of 2018, his column reached 1,000,000 monthly views. He also writes thought leadership articles for a variety of technology companies.
Steinberg co-founded and led several businesses including the cybersecurity firms, SecureMySocial and Green Armor Solutions, presently serves as an expert witness and consultant on matters related to information security and emerging technologies, and advises cybersecurity and other emerging technology firms.