Michael C. Theis
Assistant Director for Research
CERT Insider Threat Center, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
Michael C. Theis (pronounced Tice) uses his 25-plus years as a counterintelligence supervisory special agent supporting the U.S. Intelligence community, along with his 30-plus years of concurrent computer systems engineering experience, to aid the CERT© Insider Threat Center in the research and development of socio-technical controls to prevent, detect and respond to insider threats. He is also a senior member of the technical staff at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI). Previously, Michael was the first-ever Cyber-Counterintelligence Program Manager for the National Reconnaissance Office, where he served as the Chief for Cyber-CI investigations and operations for more than six years. In 2006, he was named one of the Premier 100 IT Leaders in the nation by Computerworld Magazine. Michael is recognized by government, private industry, and academia, as a thought leader for insider threat, cyberspace intelligence/counterintelligence, and for complex cybedrsecurity issues.
Wednesday, September 27
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM