Ted Shorter is Chief Technology Officer at Certified Security Solutions, a leading cybersecurity company that builds software platforms to securely connect people, applications and devices to business ecosystems. CSS cloud platforms facilitate the ability to identify, authenticate, secure and manage digital assets across the Enterprise and the Internet of Things (IoT). Mr. Shorter has worked in the security arena for over 23 years, in the fields of Cryptography, Application Security, Public Key Infrastructure, and Software Vulnerability Analysis. His past experience includes 10 years with the Department of Defense, a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, 4 years as a PKI Practice Lead, and a CISSP certification.