Michael Scheidell

    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:Chief Information Security Officer
    • Organization:Security Privateers
    • Area of Expertise:Infosec,privacy,compliance,business
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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: Infosec,privacy,compliance,business
      Summary of expertise:
      IT Risk Management
      Corporate InfoSec Consultant
      Certified CISO for Hire, Contract or Retainer

      A recognized expert in the information security and privacy community with a strong history of innovation and entrepreneurship.

      Frequent conference speaker and subject matter expert in security and privacy.

      Developed a suite of IT security products with impressive results—including a patented intrusion detection system, an award-winning email security solution and a revolutionary IT Risk and Assessment framework currently used by large multinational companies, healthcare organizations and financial institutions to ensure their privacy and security.

      • Expert in Corporate Governance issues with a focus on Policy and Compliance, EU Data Protection, HIPAA/SOX/GLBA/FISMA
      • Extensive project and operations management experience
      • Subject matter expert on access management, mobile and cloud privacy
      • Full P & L and budget responsibility
      • Developed vendor contract policies and processes
      • Granted US patent # 7603711 for “Improved Intrusion Prevention Device”
      • Entrepreneurial visionary who manages a company with an energetic hands-on approach that is directed towards profitable results
      • M & A support - Pre funding technical due diligence
      • Member of the FBI Infragard, IAPP, ISACA, and ISSA.
      Blog/Web site: www.securityprivateers.com
      Twitter: http://twitter.com/@scheidell
      Facebook: http://facebook.com/SecurityPrivateers
      White paper/research:
      Scheidell is currently developing a next generation cloud,virtual and hardware appliance to mitigate DDOS attacks on financial institutions, and to increase e-commerce transaction performance.
      Books/articles published:
      Scheidell has authored informative and instructional articles and white papers for a variety of industry publications, in addition to delivering dynamic keynote addresses for industry conferences nationwide.
      International finalist for EE Times Ace Innovator of the year.
      Senior Member IEEE - Computer Society
      Senior Member ISSA
      Member of ISACA, SFTA, IAPP, InfraGard, MECTF, Federal R & D Security

      Prior media experience:
      Frequent speaker at security seminars and conferences, inclduing international 2008 International ISSA, keynote speaker at 2008 Hacker Halted, as well as frequent presentations to local ISSA, Cloud Security Alliance and FBI Infragard meetings
      Long term security and IT Risk Management projects

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