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Michael Scheidell, CISSP, CCISO, SMIEEE, Managing Director

A recognized expert in the information security and privacy community, a certified CISO with a strong history of innovation and entrepreneurship and a frequent conference speaker and subject matter expert in Information 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

Founded three technology companies in South Florida

  • Florida Datamation, a boutique Industrial Automation distributor and largest QNX distributor in the world
  • SECNAP Network Security, Chief Scientist, Invented and Patented the IDPS, Invented the Email Security and Encryption products, Developed the InfoSec Audit, Risk Assessment and Penetration testing framework.
  • Security Privateers, an Information Security and Management Company

Awards and Recognition:

Publications:

Memberships and Organizations:

  • Gold Member Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
  • Senior Member Information System Security Association (ISSA)
  • Senior Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member IEEE Computer Society
  • Southeastern Regional Representative, FBI's InfraGard National Members Alliance
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • South Florida Technology Association (SFTA)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Federal Cybersecurity R&D (NITRD Program)
  • Board Member, Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), South Florida Chapter
  • Financial Institution Security Association (FISA)

Speaking Engagements