Joseph Steinberg is CEO of Green Armor Solutions, an information-systems security product vendor specializing in technology that combats phishing, pharming, and online fraud. Prior to joining Green Armor, he spent more than four years with Whale Communications, one of the pioneers of SSL VPN technology. Earlier, he served in senior-management capacities at several product vendors and consulting firms, and worked in technical positions at Citibank and AT&T.
Mr. Steinberg's May 2003 article 'SSL VPN Security' introduced an awareness of critical security issues created by SSL VPN technology; since its publication, nearly every SSL VPN vendor has acted upon the concerns and recommendations made in the article.
Mr. Steinberg earned an M.S. in Computer Science from NYU, and holds a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) credential as well as advanced certifications in IT security management (ISSMP) and architecture (ISSAP). He has lectured on topics related to IT Security and Management and is the author of numerous articles in various journals, magazines, and other publications. A recognized expert on IT security, he is also interviewed on a regular basis by media personalities and sits on panels discussing IT-security related matters.
Mr. Steinberg lives in the suburbs of New York City with his wife and two daughters.