Ted Shorter is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder at Keyfactor. Responsible for Keyfactor’s Intellectual Property development efforts, Ted helps align Keyfactor’s focus with the changing security landscape, ensuring our clients understand the importance of crypto-agility.
Ted has worked in the security arena for over 25 years, in the fields of cryptography, Public Key Infrastructure, authentication and authorization, and software vulnerability analysis. His past experience includes 10 years at the National Security Agency, a master’s degree in computer science from The Johns Hopkins University, and an active CISSP certification.
Personal Highlights – Ted lives in Akron, Ohio with his wife Marcie and two sons Christopher and Caleb. Ted is an accomplished musician and played in a rock band for a number of years in Baltimore, MD. He is a passionate sports fan, and actively follows baseball, football and various forms of auto racing. Ted has held notable speaking engagements at RSA 2005 – San Francisco, RSA Power Days – Chicago & New York, and FDIC Threat Briefing – Washington, DC.