Larry Seltzer has long been a recognized expert in technology, known for industry analysis as well as security consulting and software development. Until 2013, he was editorial director of BYTE, Dark Reading, and Network Computing at UBM Tech. Prior to that, he spent more than a decade consulting and writing on technology subjects, primarily in the area of security. He is the author of three books and thousands of published articles and many more unpublished, private reports. Larry has been technical director at several test laboratories where he both directed and ran product testing, with a special interest in test automation. Larry began his career as a software engineer at now-defunct Desktop Software Corp. in Princeton, New Jersey, on the team that wrote the NPL 4GL query language. He also worked on corporate IT and software development at Chase Econometrics. Larry is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in public policy.