Job Title: IoT Specialist
Organization: Center for Internet Security
Ben Carter serves as the Internet of Things (IoT) Specialist for the Center for Internet Security (CIS) where he is focused on streamlining IoT security standards as the industry rapidly grows and develops. His passion for national security and emerging technologies led him to leave a career in sales in New York, NY to seek out opportunities that would have an impact on people around the world. Since joining CIS, he has worked to provide IoT vendors with recommendations to properly embed security on devices at the manufacturing level to ultimately achieve built-in security at scale. Ben is a graduate of Dickinson College with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and a graduate of Georgetown University with a Master’s Degree in Applied Intelligence with a concentration in Cyber Intelligence. He is a Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) and is constantly looking for opportunities to continue his education.