Name: Mike Beevers, CISSP
Primary Expertise: Information Security, Security Policy, Data Security, Security Management, Encryption & Cryptography, Incident Planning & Response, Security Certification Training
- CISSP A+
- Network +
- Security +
Mike Beevers, CISSP is a lead instructional designer for our information security curriculum. He presides over training, custom course development and content delivery of enterprise security courses. Mr. Beevers is a Certified Cisco Systems Instructor (CCSI) and Authorized (ISC)2 instructor. Since 1997, Mike has been an Information Systems Security consultant and professional instructor teaching training courses specializing in IT security, advanced TCP/IP, LAN/WAN, Internetworking, and Patch Management.
Mike began his information security career in the US Navy, where he worked as an intelligence analyst and provided IT services and support to surveillance and counter-espionage projects. After the Navy, Mike and his partners founded security consulting group Tactical Security, Inc. which creates, evaluates and implements enterprise security policy, practices and procedures as well as conducting enterprise security and vulnerability assessments. Mike has worked with financial services companies, aiding in the creation of enterprise security frameworks, and has enabled companies to comply with regulations and legislation. Mike has worked with state governments to perform vulnerability assessments, and has worked on testing and verifying the security functions of Maryland’s Online Voter Registration System.
Prior to co-founding TSI, Mike provided IT consulting and training services and consulted on the designs and implementations of security architecture, IT infrastructure upgrades and Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Planning for government and enterprise organizations.
- Mike and his partners have consulted with and designed training solutions for enterprise clients and public open-enrollment classes
- Mike has taught security certification training around the world, including CISSP, CISM and other security credential training
- Mike designed one of the first holistic security training programs in the industry to bridge gaps between technology workers and business stakeholders which cause vulnerabilities, or slow/weak response when attacks are detected