Steve Olshansky is the Internet Technology Program Manager at the Internet Society, a global non-profit dedicated to the goals of the Internet being open, globally-connected, secure and trustworthy. At the Internet Society, Steve is particularly focused on IoT security and privacy, as well as larger Internet trust and security topics. His career began after he received his MS in Telecommunications from the University of Colorado Boulder. From there, his first position was as Project Manager at Digital Creators, a boutique developer of online training and electronic performance support systems. Since, he’s worked as a web developer, eBusiness Consultant, and even as a technical editor for Hewlett-Packard working on “The HP Security Handbook”.
He spent 12 years at Internet2 as both a consulting program manager handling federated identity, access management, and security and as the director of Federated Technologies. Next, he edited the Electronic Identity Credential Trust Elevation Framework for OASIS, the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards. In 2014, he joined the Internet Society, initially as the Trust and Identity Program Lead. As program lead, Steve was responsible for leading projects centered around privacy, trust, and security as it relates to Identity and Access Management. Finally, in 2017, Steve was promoted to his current position. As part of Security Baron’s expert network, Steve verifies that our IoT reviews are technologically accurate so that Security Baron can provide the most trustworthy reviews to our readers.