Michael is a Senior Security Solutions Engineer with Accuvant’s South Central team in Houston, TX. Michael has over 15 years experience in IT and security, specializing in security infrastructure design and information security management. A skilled communicator, Michael is a well known security blogger and podcaster. He writes and podcasts at his personal blog, and he also blogs at when feels like stirring up the pot on an international scale. Michael has also spoken on various security topics at several conferences and events across the United States. He holds several security and technology certifications, including the ever-controversial CISSP. Prior to joining Accuvant, Michael was the Information Security Manager at The Menninger Clinic in Houston, TX. Before that, Michael performed random acts of security lunacy at companies all over Houston.