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.

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

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

What the Florida ruling on passwords actually means for security leaders

What the Florida ruling on passwords actually means for security leaders

Shawn Tuma explains the rationale of the case and offers insights on potential implications to prepare security leaders for productive executive updates

Security leaders hindered by lack of automation to respond to incidents

Security leaders hindered by lack of automation to respond to incidents

Vincent Geffray shares insights gained from a new survey assessing the ability of leaders to respond to IT outages and security incidents with suggestions on where to focus for rapid improvement

When your threat intelligence just isn’t producing value you need to pivot

Josh Lefkowitz of Flashpoint shares his experience leading the pivot from threat intelligence to business risk intelligence and explains the enterprise benefit for security leaders

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