About the Author
Michael Santarcangelo is a human catalyst. As an expert who speaks on information protection -- including compliance, privacy and awareness -- Michael energizes and inspires his audiences to change how they protect information. His passion and approach gets results that change behaviors. As a full member of the National Speakers Association, Michael is known for delivering substantial content in a way that is energetic and entertaining. Michael connects with those he works with, and helps them engage in natural and comfortable ways - he literally makes security relevant and simple to understand! Michael pioneers new ways to engage others in the process of information protection. He has created the Security Salon to facilitate the exchange of ideas in a way that allows people to learn and apply their knowledge for immediate results and program success. In 2007, Michael was named one of the The 59 Top Influencers in IT Security, and was selected to serve on the Symantec Advisory Council. He actively supports various industry associations and remains a secure member of the FBI InfraGard program. Michael is a graduate of Cornell University. When not traveling North America in their RV, Michael and his family reside in Upstate NY.