Michael Santarcangelo

Michael Santarcangelo develops exceptional leaders and powerful communicators with the security mindset for success. The founder of Security Catalyst, he draws on nearly two decades of experience of success advancing security in variety of operational roles. He guides leaders and teams on the best next step of their journey.

Security leaders need to sprint before getting forced to scramble

Why the board needs security leaders to fuel disciplined growth

Why the board needs security leaders to fuel disciplined growth

Peter Cohan shares insights from his career and latest book to explain the importance of security in the boardroom and what boards and security leaders need to advance their relationship

How security leaders can resolve the tension of a mandate without authority

How security leaders can resolve the tension of a mandate without authority

Brandon Hoffman shares insights and experience on how to approach security to get results with less conflict

Shift your perspective on cybercrime to realize how well you’re doing

Shift your perspective on cybercrime to realize how well you’re doing

Absolute numbers often suggest a serious impact that demands attention. When we learn to shift our perspective, however, sometimes we find a far better story than we expected.

Got cyber insurance? Share your thoughts to lead security change

Got cyber insurance? Share your thoughts to lead security change

As we kick off the next leading security change, I want to know what you think

Why security leaders need to embrace rapid detection

Why security leaders need to embrace rapid detection

Patrick Dennis shares insights on the changing nature of endpoint protection and the resulting need for rapid detection matched to confident action

Better evaluations are the key for security leaders to get better tools

Better evaluations are the key for security leaders to get better tools

Mike D. Kail explains how security leaders can better evaluate security tools and avoid buying things they don’t need

Security leaders need to stop limiting themselves

Security leaders need to stop limiting themselves

Ed Snodgrass shares his experience in building relationships necessary to get engaged at all levels of the business in a way that improves security

Security leaders that help startups get traction reap the rewards

Security leaders that help startups get traction reap the rewards

Chris Camacho shares his experience helping startups get traction in the enterprise, the benefits it creates for the industry, and how it helps security leaders advance their careers

Why security leaders need to include financial health when assessing security risk

Why security leaders need to include financial health when assessing security risk

James Gellert explains the importance of financial health and what to look for when assessing third parties and partners

Using threat modeling to prove security success

Using threat modeling to prove security success

Archie Agarwal shares experience and insights on how to move threat modeling from a confusing exercise to a powerful tool for security leaders

Do we really need higher education to solve our perceived and actual security needs?

Do we really need higher education to solve our perceived and actual security needs?

John Boling shares the path he took to security leadership and reflects on what we really need to attract and train the workforce to advance security

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