Steve Ashburn has several
business interests. In 2003 he founded PrivaFone Corporation in
Texas with the purpose of developing cryptographic
software that users could download onto their cell phones to
secure phone calls.
In 2005 he started working on a
PC-based secure VoIP application using sipXtapi as the code
This will be a really nice application once he gets it
finished, and will feature highly secure communications,
resistant to attack due to adequate private key lengths.
In the future,
his company will be developing a PBX server that users can upload to
any website in the world, as well as porting the PC app to
mobile operating systems. This will afford users the
possibility of truly
secure, anonymous and covert communication.
The website for
this project is
In 2008 he also
developed a forensic test kit and associated chemical
technology under the brand name InSite®.
The purpose was to help investigators in infidelity
investigations. He holds one US patent and has two other
patent applications pending on his diagnostic test strips.
The website for this project is
He started writing The Next
Nuclear War in 2013 because of an end-times thesis he
developed while reading various Old Testament prophecies, in
particular Ezekiel 29. Once the reality of this thesis
became apparent, he then carefully read all the other
prophetic books in the Old Testament, and sure enough many
of them described the same end-times (Psalm 83) battle against Israel,
and fit neatly within a 40-year timeline. Besides being born
again, his faith generally can be described by the Baptist
Faith and Message, which can be viewed
Steve earned a B.A. in
chemistry & biochemistry from Rice University and a Ph.D. in
organic chemistry from the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign. He completed three postdoctoral
research fellowships and worked for three different
corporations. He also attended medical school for
three years at Saint Louis University.