John is Executive Vice President at SilverSky, the leader in cloud security solutions. John is the former editor-in-chief for IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine, and his technical work in cryptography has been standardized by NIST, the IEEE and IETF. Prior to SilverSky, John was CTO for Software-as-a-Service at McAfee.
John started out writing fiction in high school and college, but Randy Pausch (of Last Lecture Fame) convinced him to make a career in technology.
John Viega is a computer security specialist in the United States.