Director, IT Security (CISO) at American Bureau of Shipping
Mike Davis is currently the Director and Senior Manager, IT Security (CISO) for a large company in Houston, responsible for their cyber operations and security risk posture. Prior to that he led the Navy’s Information Assurance (IA) / Cyber technical authority efforts, and before that he was the program / acquisition manager for most of the IA / Cyber equipment on Navy ships. Mike has over 25 years’ experience in several IT/IA/Cyber technical and operational leadership positions in many diverse government and commercial programs / venues throughout the product / service lifecycle.
Mike’s principle expertise is in IA and cyber security, program management, systems analysis and testing (V&V / C&A), and enterprise risk management. His qualifications are: Electrical Engineer / MSEE, MA Management, with certifications in CISSP, CISO and Systems Engineering, and senior qualifications in Program Management and Risk Management. Mike is also a retired Naval Officer and federal civilian employee.