A veteran of the financial industry, Michael Gabriel (a Partner with Stridium Cybersecurity Services) draws on 20+ years of information security experience to help organizations comply with information security control frameworks, industry regulations, domestic and internal privacy laws, and customer contractual obligations and requirements for protecting sensitive systems and information.
As CISO for a Fortune 1000 organization, Michael built award-winning IT Security and IT Compliance programs and initiated the organization's Privacy program while pioneering innovative technologies like Data Loss Prevention.
Michael previously developed and led a Data Protection practice for a global information security services firm, leading and overseeing dozens of information security consulting engagements across industry sectors, from Fortune 500 organizations to mid-tier and smaller firms. Michael has consulted on policy and process development, data protection, governance risk & compliance, risk assessment, security controls testing, and other areas.
Michael holds current industry certifications in security, cloud security, auditing and is a certified Lead Auditor for the ISO 27001 security control framework.
An acknowledged industry expert, Michael has spoken at information security conferences around the world and has been contributed to many publications, including the Wall Street Journal.