From the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment to the intrusion into the Office of Personnel Management and the Russian efforts to meddle in the U.S. electoral process, Michael Daniel has maintained a pivotal role leading the government’s response to the most prominent cyber incidents of our time. As cybersecurity coordinator to President Barack Obama, Michael led the nation’s cybersecurity strategy and policy efforts from 2012 to 2016.
Widely recognized as one of the world’s top cybersecurity experts, Michael specializes in managing cyber risk to critical infrastructure systems, such as financial services assets, electronic medical records and industrial control systems. As president and CEO of the nonprofit Cyber Threat Alliance, Michael leads a team of cybersecurity giants, such as Cisco, Checkpoint, Fortinet, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and Symantec, to improve information sharing about cybercrime and other threats.
With proven strategies for identifying and alleviating threats, and responding to cyber incidents, Michael unveils key insights for safeguarding assets in an era of precarious digital disruption and connectivity. As attacks increase in sophistication and hackers prove more brazen each day, Michael’s authoritative outlook on the global security landscape and applicable action plans help business leaders avoid becoming the next breaking cyber news story.