Steve Schermerhorn is the VP of DevSecOps and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at PrimePay and has been with the company for over 16 years.
With over 27 years of unwavering dedication to the ever-evolving landscape of information technology, Steve Schermerhorn is a seasoned veteran and visionary leader. As the VP of DevSecOps and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for PrimePay, Steve brings experience and a proven track record in modernizing and fortifying organizational cybersecurity frameworks.
Steve’s journey in the IT realm commenced with a profound passion for modernizing and securing digital landscapes. Over the years, he has successfully navigated through diverse roles, ranging from Systems Administration and managing the IT Department to leading intricate cybersecurity operations. His holistic understanding of IT intricacies has been honed through extensive hands-on experience and a commitment to staying at the forefront of technological advancements.
A firm believer in the power of innovation, Steve is a passionate advocate for innovation and automation in DevOps and cybersecurity. Leveraging his technical prowess, he has championed implementing cutting-edge technologies and automation frameworks to fortify defenses against evolving cyber threats. His commitment to staying ahead of the curve has been a cornerstone in ensuring PrimePay is not merely reactive but also proactive in its security measures.
Steve has an undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Penn State. He also is a Certified Information Systems Professional (CISSP). As a CISSP-certified professional, Steve brings a strategic and disciplined approach to cybersecurity, aligning his technical proficiency with a deep understanding of industry best practices and standards. This certification further reinforces his ability to navigate complex security challenges and positions him as a trusted authority in safeguarding organizations against evolving cyber threats.