Since 1990, Ben Wilson has practiced law in the public and private sectors. He currently oversees DigiCert’s industry relations, policy development, and compliance efforts. As an MCSE/CISSP, he also brings deep experience and understanding of information technology and the public-private partnerships in securing national and international trust in online transactions. Wilson is a past chair of the CA/Browser Forum and holds leadership positions in the American Bar Association, the Online Trust Alliance, the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group, and other national and global efforts to improve Internet security and society’s ability to use and rely on electronic transactions.
Prior to DigiCert, Wilson worked at IdenTrust where he also advanced CA policies and practices. He is a former chair of the Utah Cyberlaw Section and the American Bar Association’s Information Security Committee and served as editor of the ABA’s “The Public Key Infrastructure Assessment Guidelines” and “Information Security: A Legal, Business, and Technical Handbook.” Wilson received his JD from the University of Utah College of Law in 1990 and his BA in politics and economics at the University of Utah where he graduated in 1987 Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi with an Honors degree.