Mike Spanbauer is a recognized leader in security and infrastructure technologies. He leads the analyst team in creating research that combines years of testing experience with quantitative analysis of the world’s leading security companies, products, and markets. In addition to running the companys research organization, he also advises clients on how best to address today’s cybersecurity threats. Prior to joining NSS, Mike was Service Director at Current Analysis, managing the Business Technology and Software group which monitored, analyzed, and advised on application platforms, collaboration platforms, data center technology, enterprise mobility technology, enterprise networking, enterprise security, and unified communications and contact centers. Previously, he spent nearly 15 years at Hewlett-Packard where he established and managed competitive intelligence programs in networking hardware and network management software. Mike is well respected within the enterprise and carrier communities for his comprehensive insights into the domains and management of cybersecurity, cloud, networking, and software-defined networking. He has been quoted as a subject matter expert on a number of security related topics in both mainstream and industry publications including CSO, Dark Reading, InfoSecurity Magazine, Reuters, TechTarget and ZDNet. He has also spoken at many global industry events as a subject matter expert and as a Track Chair.