Cyber Security Expert, Joseph Steinberg, who joined Newsweek’s Expert Forum in 2021, will continue serving as a member of the premier news organization’s council in 2023.
In 2021, Newsweek invited Steinberg to join its community of pioneering thinkers and industry leaders, and to provide the news outlet with input related to his various areas of expertise, including cybersecurity, privacy, and artificial intelligence.
At the time, Scott Gerber, founder of the Newsweek Expert Forum, noted that: “We are honored to accept Joseph Steinberg into the Newsweek Expert Forum. When experts gather in curated, private settings, they can share advice and build trusted relationships that further their mutual success. Steinberg brings important insights about cybersecurity, privacy, and artificial intelligence to this community.”
Steinberg, who serves professionally as a cybersecurity expert witness, a cybersecurity advisor to both businesses and governments, and a popular columnist covering related fields, has led organizations within the cybersecurity industry for over two decades. Known for offering unique perspectives and keen insights on topics related to cybersecurity, AI, and the potential impact of technological developments on human society, Steinberg amassed millions of readers during his half-decade writing for Forbes and Inc; he further grow his audience after starting to write his current, independent column, aptly named Joseph Steinberg – Totally Candid.
Steinberg has also been calculated to be one of the top 3 cybersecurity influencers worldwide, and has written books ranging from the best-selling Cybersecurity for Dummies (now in its second edition) to the official study guide from which many Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) study for their certification exams. A prolific inventor of cybersecurity technology, Steinberg is also cited in over 500 US patent filings.
As a member of Newsweek’s Expert Forum, Steinberg will continue to serve in 2023 as part of a curated network of thought leaders from a broad range of influential industries and professions who share unique insights and analysis with one another and publish thought-provoking content. Members of the forum are top thinkers and professionals in business, culture/arts, health, lifestyle, money, science, sports, technology, and travel.
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About Joseph Steinberg
Joseph Steinberg serves as a cyber security expert witness, and as cyber security advisor to both businesses and governments. He has led organizations within the cybersecurity 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 Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) study for their certification exams.
Steinberg is known for offering keen insights and unique perspectives on cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the potential impact of technological developments on human society. He amassed millions of readers as a regular columnist for Forbes and Inc. magazines; today, his independent column receives millions of monthly views, making it one of the most read columns in the fields of cybersecurity and AI.
Steinberg is 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 cybersecurity-related inventions are cited in over 500 US patent filings. In addition to his primary work, Steinberg currently serves as a Senior Policy Analyst at the Global Foundation for Cyber Studies and Research think tank, as a member of Newsweek’s Expert Forum, and as an advisor to the WonderKey Collective nonprofit that provides technology and related resources to underserved and underfunded communities across the United States.
Earlier in his career, Steinberg co-founded and served as the CEO of the cybersecurity firms, SecureMySocial and Green Armor Solutions.