Mike Saurbaugh

IANS Faculty

    Mike is the head of global strategic alliances at VMRay. In this role, Mike leads strategic cybersecurity partnerships for product integration, go-to-market initiatives, security automation and value-add for customers. Also, Mike has over 15 years' experience leading cybersecurity and IT in financial services. Mike started First Security Alliance, LLC, to serve as an independent cybersecurity advisory and consultancy. In addition, Mike serves as an adjunct curriculum advisor and mentor to higher education cybersecurity students.

    • Phishing & Social Engineering
    • Threat Intelligence
    • Vulnerability Risk Management
    • Organizational Structure
    • Data Loss Prevention

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Speaker at information security conferences such as InfoSec World, (ISC)2, SecTor, ISACA, and Evanta
    • Journal Author for ISACA
    • Former Research Director at SecurityCurrent an online, security-focused publication
    • Former Head of Information Security and Technology Services at Corning Credit Union

    Certifications & Credentials

    • MS, Information Assurance – Walsh College
    • BSE, Education – State University of New York College at Cortland
    • Certificateof Study–Rochester Institute of Technology
    • CISSP – (ISC)2

    Hobbies & Fun Facts

    In his free time, he loves to spend time with his wife and two daughters, work out, drive his Jeep Wrangler, and cook.