Ben Halpert bills himself as "Security executive by day, Cyber hero by night." He is Vice President, Risk and Corporate Security for Ionic Security and Founder and President of Savvy Cyber Kids, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization he founded in 2007 to provide cyber awareness resources for parents and teachers of our youngest learners, as well as innovative resources to assist parents and teachers as children grow up online.
Ben has written and continues to expand The Savvy Cyber Kids at Home series of books that include The Family Gets a Computer, The Defeat of the Cyber Bully, and Adventures Beyond the Screen. The series has won awards including Mom's Choice Award, The Dove Foundation Seal of Approval, The Toy Man Award of Excellence and The Toy Man eChoice Award.
Ben is on the advisory board of many colleges and universities to ensure our future leaders understand the importance of security in all aspects of their lives. He has keynoted and presented sessions at numerous conferences and is often quoted in the media.