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Will Ackerly

Will Ackerly is the CTO and Co-Founder of Virtru. Prior to founding Virtru in 2012, Will spent eight years at the National Security Agency (NSA) where he specialized in cloud analytics and security architecture — specifically protecting the agency’s in-house data transfers. During his tenure at the NSA, Will invented the Trusted Data Format (TDF), an open standard used today by various government agencies for the secure transfer of data and the technical foundation upon which Virtru was founded. Will holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Magna Cum Laude.

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Virtru Insights & Culture

Privacy Engineering Challenge Winner: Geofencing to Prevent Unauthorized Access

This summer the Virtru Developer Hub was released to help developers implement new ideas to…
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Introducing the Virtru Developer Hub & the Privacy Engineering Challenge

Authors: Will Ackerly & Andrea Little Limbago It’s no secret that significant technological shifts continue…
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