Scott N. Schober is the President and CEO of a successful wireless security company, author of 3 top selling books, expert security presenter and host of a successful podcast series.
Berkeley Varitronics Systems (BVS), a 49 year-old New Jersey-based, privately held company and leading provider of advanced wireless test, security, safety and cybersecurity solutions. Since Scott became BVS CEO 1999, the company’s product line of wireless test and security instruments has increased to over 100 products with a core focus on Wi-Fi, Cellular, WiMAX, LTE, IoT and advanced radio devices. As an experienced software engineer, Scott has developed cellular test instruments used for measuring, optimizing and plotting signal coverage, primarily for the initial cellular build-out throughout the United States. His recent focus has been on development of advanced cell phone detection tools used to enforce a ‘no cell phone policy’ in various markets including government, corporate, military, educational, correctional and law enforcement. Tens of thousands of these security tools have been deployed around the world.
Scott is a highly sought-after subject expert on the topic of Cybersecurity and wireless technology for media appearances and commentary. He can be seen and heard on ABC News, Bloomberg TV, Al Jazeera America, NPR, CBS This Morning News, CGTN America, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business, Fox News, Good Morning America, Inside Edition, MSNBC, Sirius XM Radio and many more. He regularly presents at conferences around the globe including RSA, FutureCon, SecureWorld, ShowMeCon, Cyber Investing Summit, GovSec, Connected World, IEEE and GSM World Congress as well as many business events. Scott has been interviewed and featured in the WSJ, Forbes, Fortune, Success, NY Daily News, Newsweek, USA Today, and The New York Times.
Scott N. Schober is a cybersecurity and wireless technology expert, author, host of his own weekly video podcast and President and CEO of his own security company. Scott’s first book, Hacked Again, is a top-selling cybersecurity book with over 200 reviews and a 4.7 star rating on Amazon. Hacked Again chronicles his experiences as a hacking victim and how Scott overcame his circumstances by sharing his experiences to help others avoid being hacked. Scott’s 2nd book entitled Cybersecurity is Everybody’s Business is about securing your small business from cyber threats and has over 50 reviews and 4.6 star rating as an Amazon best seller. For his most recent book entitled Senior Cyber, Scott offers simple advice and expertise for all levels of internet experience, especially senior citizens.
Scott also serves as the CSO and Chief Media Commentator for Cybersecurity Ventures and sits on several cyber advisory boards including Cyberlitica, Unsung Cyber Hero Adventures, BlockSafe Technology, ThingBlox, and Kean University Foundation.
As the podcast host of What Keeps You Up At Night?, Scott discusses cyber fears and threats with some of the industry’s top experts all from his studios in Metuchen, NJ. He is also a frequent blogger and regular contributor for Huffington Post, Fortune Magazine, and security blogs for IBM, SecureWorld, HP’s Business Value Exchange, and TripWire’s State of Security. He is also a regular commentator on iHeart Radio’s The Peggy Smedley show and Computer America.