Steve Kruse has a BS in information systems management from the University of San Francisco. He is a Certified in the Governance of IT (CGEIT), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Kruse has presented globally on information security and invited to review publications on the subject. He has presented at the RSA Conference on the balanced scorecard and information security as well as DLP. Kruse also was a Founding Board Member of the PKI Forum.