Senior Security Executive
Ariel Silverstone is a thought pioneer in business risk, information security strategy and engineering, and management solutions. He is a frequently-requested speaker and avid writer on the topics of security management, business risk and compliance issues. He consults, analyzes security technologies, conducts training, and presents and authors high-profile research papers on these topics.
An often-quoted contributor to standards bodies and best practices, he currently writes a regular column for CIO Magazine and has written and contributed to over 20 books and many electronic publications and magazines.
Silverstone has over 23 years of experience delivering comprehensive solutions to the most demanding challenges related to information security processes and policies, ranging from data center and hosting concerns to user authentication, PCI Compliance, and Cloud Computing security. Recently he helped author the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guide to security of the Smart Grid.
Silverstone has been featured in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, CSO Magazine, ComputerWorld and others. His articles and books have been translated into many languages all over the world. Silverstone has been nominated twice to Computerworld’s “Premier 100 in IT” for his leadership, and also to Information Security Executive of the Year.