Michael has worked on multiple projects globally from architecture to cybersecurity, working with some of the biggest fortune 50 companies and within the top 5 consulting industry. Some companies he has worked with and for include Accenture, Avanade, DELL, FSC, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Sophos and Symantec.
Michael is also the author of the chapter “Cyber Security: Future IT-Security Challenges for Tomorrow’s Leaders and Businesses”, and participated in an interview with IGI Global Promotions Coordinator Ann Lupold, elaborating on elevating issues in cybersecurity and cyber espionage, as well as the challenges that leaders and businesses face in confronting such issues. He also has written for various IT, Channel and Business publications and newspapers internationally.
Michael is certified as an ISO/IEC27001:2013 Lead Auditor, and is the first cyber security trainer to ever be a keynote speaker at Davos. A Liason for the FBI Cyber Crimes Unit and US Secret Service (Cyber Crimes in the Finance Industry). Founder of HAKDEFNET and Auxilium Cyber Security (with recent exit).
Jamey Austin is a Senior Threat Researcher for Hakdefnet International. Jamey has worked to help identify significant flaws in the security implementation of various operating system processes and has contributed by helping to proactively identify threats before they become widespread issues.
He feels that by collaborating with HDN, his otherwise independent contributions in threat detection will go much further to help improve the security posture of HDN’s large client base, in order to provide a better, safer future for us all.