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Turning Cybersecurity Challenges Into a Competitive Advantage – Mike Brooks – SCW #47

October 13, 2020

Mike Brooks will talk to us about his transition from cybersecurity roles in the DoD to roles in the private sector. He currently works as vCISO for Abacode, a company that is providing a next-generation Managed Cybersecurity & Compliance Provider (MCCP) service. Leveraging a unified platform that automates not only security controls but compliance reporting.

Mike will discuss his experiences, his views, and his take on various compliance disciplines, particularly what is required to conduct business with the federal government as well as what lends itself to automation. Visit for all the latest episodes!

Full Episode Show Notes

Turning Cybersecurity Challenges Into a Competitive Advantage

Michael Brooks is a security and compliance executive with over 20 years of experience in developing, implementing, and operating cybersecurity programs for the Department of Defense and private sector clients in numerous industries. He is a retired Air Force officer with experience as both a Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer. Mike holds an MBA from American Military University and is also a credentialed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Project Management Professional (PMP).


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