The Game Within the Game: Securing the Super Bowl & Other Large Gatherings – Michael Smith – CFH #17

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Michael Smith
Field CTO at Vercara

Michael Smith is Vercara’s Field Chief Technology Officer and is responsible for the organization’s overall technology strategy including product management, threat intelligence, customer support, and sales and channels enablement. Smith initially started as a Russian translator in the U.S. Army, before serving in CTO roles in startups and information security officer roles leading major government security projects. With over 30 years of experience in cybersecurity, information technology, and intelligence, he has managed high-profile incidents such as the wave of DDoS attacks against major U.S. banks in 2012 and 2013 and attacks by e-commerce account takeover gangs, as well as security monitoring for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2014 Winter Olympic Games, and preparations for both the 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games.


Director of Multimedia Content Strategy at CyberRisk Alliance
Principal Consultant at Morris Management Partners