Welcome to the SecurityDreamer blog, where I publish insights and suggestions about security, technology, society, and quality improvement.
Here’s a bit about me:
Steve Hunt, CPP CISSP, is an industry adviser, futurist and consultant. He was inducted into the ISSA Hall of Fame in 2009 for his achievements in IT security. The physical security industry named him one of the 25 most influential people in the industry (Security Magazine) and CSO [Chief Security Officer] Magazine presented him with the “Industry Visionary” Compass Award.
For 25 years Steve’s career has spanned the breadth of the security industry: physical, homeland, corporate, and data security. From 1998 to 2005 he ran security and risk management think tanks at Giga Information Group and Forrester Research. Previously Steve served as technical director for an Israeli security company. Earlier, Steve worked as a consultant to Chicago’s financial community. Throughout the 1980s, he implemented and designed security for facilities, physical access control systems, disaster recovery, alarms, and surveillance.
As a recognized expert on best practices, security trends, and emerging technologies, Steve has advised hundreds of the world’s largest organizations, including the United Nations, the White House, US Department of Transportation, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, 3i Group, Bank of Montreal, Allstate Insurance, AXA Group, Aegon, Pfizer, Exxon Mobil, Société Générale, BP, Microsoft and IBM. Steve is a regular keynote speaker at business and security conferences around the world. He also appeared as a homeland security analyst on CNBC, Fox News, CNN, and other news shows. His analysis has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The New York Times, Business Week, and other global publications and trade magazines.
Steve attended Elizabethtown College and was a graduate fellow at University of Chicago. He is an adjunct professor at DePaul University College of Computing and Digital Media.
Steve’s diverse background in security lends a fresh perspective on the industry.
steve dot hunt at huntbi dot com