Alex Michaels is a Principal Advisor who advises IT leaders in the management of their function. Mr. Michaels supports information security leaders on best practices for strategic planning, policy development, controls frameworks, awareness programs, and many other adjacent topics.
Prior to joining the advisory team, Mr. Michaels worked in Gartner's service organization, providing guidance and support to CFO's in multiple industries with their technology and strategy initiatives. Mr. Michaels has also worked with the United States Army Reserves for seven years and held roles in leadership and IT operations.
United States Army Reserves
Cybersecurity and IT Risk
Master of Science, Management, Wake Forest University
Bachelor of Art, Government, Wofford College
1How do I create a security strategy?
2How do I assess the maturity of my function? How do I compare my function to peers?
3How do we design an effective employee awareness program?
4How do I write or renew a Security Policy?
5IT Score (Security and Risk Management) & Controls Maturity Benchmark