PSW #738 – Michael Aminov & Marcus Sachs
Michael Aminov works with the Product, Marketing, and Sales teams to bring exceptional value to Perception Point’s customers. He aims to position Perception Point as the top solution for protecting digital communication channels. Michael was formerly the Chief Architect of CyActive, acquired by Paypal, and is a veteran of the Intelligence Corps of the IDF. Michael has spent the last 15 years in the cybersecurity industry and holds a BA in Computer Science from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
Marcus (Marc) Sachs is the Deputy Director for Research at Auburn University’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security. He also serves as the Chief Security Officer of Pattern Computer. He is a retired US Army Officer and was a White House appointee in the George W. Bush administration. His private sector experience includes serving as the Deputy Director of SRI International’s Computer Science laboratory, as the Vice President for National Security Policy at Verizon Communications, and as the Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) where he directed the Electricity Information Sharing and Analysis Center (E-ISAC). He was also the Director of the SANS Internet Storm Center and has co-authored several books on information security. He holds degrees in civil engineering, computer science and technology commercialization, and is an avid collector of mechanical cipher equipment.