Joel Snyder is a senior partner with Opus One, a consulting firm in Tucson, Arizona. He spends most of his time on the road helping people build larger, faster, safer, and more reliable networks.
Joel has been working with networks and information security since 1981, when he started consulting on X.25 and public key cryptography, and he’s been very busy ever since. He has been a member of the ISO and ITU committees which write network standards, has authored several books and hundreds of articles. Some recent areas of research include Network Access Control, SSL and IPsec VPNs, IP v6, and VoIP using SIP.
He was the conference director for VPNCON, and has advised and trained thousands of people privately and at conferences around the world on networking, security, messaging, and VPNs.