Joseph Steinberg, CISSP, ISSAP, ISSMP, CSSLP, is a respected cybersecurity expert, author, executive, and C.E.O. of SecureMySocial, a provider of technology that secures businesses and individuals against the risks of social media by warning people if they make inappropriate social media posts that may harm themselves or their employers.
Joseph has spent over twenty years in the information technology industry, most recently serving for nine years as CEO of online authentication vendor, Green Armor Solutions (where he remains Chairman), and in several senior capacities at Whale Communications (acquired by Microsoft) for the five years beforehand.
He is a widely recognized authority on the management, business, and human aspects of information security, writes Forbes' popular Business, Cybersecurity, and Life column covering topics related to both entrepreneurship and cybersecurity, and serves as editor of ISC2’s official textbook covering the material on its advanced security management (CISSP-ISSMP) exam.
Joseph is the inventor of several cybersecurity technologies, has served as an advisor and consultant to many firms and the government on high-level matters related to information security, and is a frequent commentator on cybersecurity-related issues, appearing on television and radio, in print, and online.
Joseph earned an M.S. from the Courant Institute at New York University (NYU), and holds several advanced certifications in cybersecurity. In 2007, he was named one of New Jersey's top businesspeople under the age of forty by NJBIZ. He also served as Chairman of a New Jersey municipal government's Financial Advisory Board, advising on matters related to approximately $150-million in combined municipal and educational budgets. He has also taught personal finance classes, and written on other financial-related topics.
An avid swimmer and member of Mensa, he lives in Bergen County, New Jersey with his wife and three daughters.