Michael is the CEO and Lead Cyber Threat Analyst for Amarok, Inc., a small cyber security firm in Huntsville, AL. Before starting his own company, he was an Operator for one of the DoD’s NSA and USCYBERCOM certified, full spectrum Red Teams. He has also held positions specializing in threat hunting and analytics. He’s passionate about the security community, having presented at conferences such as Defcon (CPV) and Shmoocon, contributing to open source projects, and actively participating in CTFs (including winning two TraceLabs events). When he’s not working, he enjoys board games with the wife, video games, and being a #GirlDad.