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Jeff Wilbur

Jeff Wilbur

Technical Director, Online Trust Alliance

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Biography

Jeff Wilbur joins the Internet Society as, Technical Director, Online Trust Alliance. He is responsible for integrating, developing, and extending the OTA initiative within the Internet Society’s overall mission and objectives. He has over 25 years of experience in high technology, all focused on bringing new, industry-transforming communications technologies to market. He has been involved at the founding stages of Ethernet, routing, switching, VOIP, unified messaging, and email authentication and services in both startups and Fortune 500 companies.

He has been an OTA member for over a decade and Chairman since 2013. In addition, he has worked with the OTA in a consulting role as a project lead, analyst, and author. Jeff has a technical and business background with a Master’s Degree in Engineering from Stanford.

He is based in Colleyville, TX.

Image credit: © Jordi Ruiz Cirera/Panos

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Building Trust 22 April 2019

10 Years of Auditing Online Trust – What’s Changed?

Last week we released the 10th Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll, which is a comprehensive evaluation of an...

Online Trust Audit Finds Better Email Authentication and Encryption; Worse Privacy Statement Scores Thumbnail
Reports 16 April 2019

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Internet of Things (IoT) 18 January 2019

Consumer Electronics Show: Everything’s Connected, But What About Security and Privacy?

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Inspecting Gadgets: Don’t Forget the Asterisk When Buying Smart Devices Thumbnail
Internet of Things (IoT) 14 November 2018

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Internet of Things (IoT) 4 October 2018

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month = International IoT Security and Privacy Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and as part of our work with the Online Trust Alliance and our...

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Building Trust 10 May 2018

Nest Alert: Protection From Pwned* Passwords

A colleague just received an “Urgent Security Alert – Action Requested” email from Nest. At first glance it looked...

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