Michael Davis

Over the years, Michael Davis has earned a reputation as one of the nation's leading authorities on IT security. The list of companies that rely on his council includes AT&T, GroupOn, the US Department of Defense, and Discover Financial. Mr. Davis was a contributing author to Hacking Exposed, the best selling security book in the world, and has recently penned Hacking Exposed: Malware and Rootkits.

Mr. Davis's particular expertise extends to topics such as the relationship between security and compliance, application security, penetration testing/ethical hacking, risk assessment, policy development, and software security development life cycles. Much of his time is spent lecturing, and conferences and conventions know him well, including Blackhat, InfoSecWorld, FINSEC and CanSecWest. He is also an active developer in the Open Source community.