John Steven is the Internal Chief Technology Officer at Cigital, with over a decade of hands-on experience in software security. Mr. Steven’s expertise runs the gamut of software security from threat modeling and architectural risk analysis, through static analysis (with an emphasis on automation), to security testing. As a consultant, Mr. Steven has provided strategic direction as a trusted adviser to many multinational corporations. Mr. Steven’s keen interest in automation keeps Cigital technology at the cutting edge. He has served as co-editor of the Building Security In department of IEEE Security & Privacy magazine, speaks with regularity at conferences and trade shows, and is the leader of the Northern Virginia OWASP chapter. Mr. Steven holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering and an M.S. in Computer Science both from Case Western Reserve University.
Specialties: Consulting services definition, sale of expertise-based consulting services, and leading teams executing software security services in both product companies as well as insurance, financial and other verticals.