Mike is a Cyber Security Consultant with more than seven years' experience in IT Security. Mike is a co-founder of sep2, which he started up in February 2016 and is based out of the Leeds office.
Previous to sep2, Mike worked as Head of Support Services at a leading FTSE 100 company in their IT Security division. During his career here he acquired a large pool of technical and managerial experience, initially working in security support through to running a support and services team.
Mike has achieved a high level of expertise in installation, configuration, management and troubleshooting of a wide suite of Information Security products. He has excelled to an extremely high level in several of these products. For example, he received the highest score globally in the Engineer certification for LogRhythym in 2015.
Certified in a range of technologies and standards, Mike is at his happiest when designing and deploying new security solutions for his clients, whilst keeping on the cutting edge of technology in an industry faced with ever changing security threats.
He has accrued experience whilst working for customers in wide spectrum of industries, ranging from central and local government to financial, retail and healthcare organisations. Mike has consistently ensured the best level of protection for his customers by implementing the latest and most suited security technologies to fit his customers' robust and workable processes and procedures.
Mike graduated from Birmingham City University with a BSc in Computer Networks. He then proceeded to complete a Postgraduate MSc in Science in Data Networks and Security at the same university, receiving distinction grades in select modules.
In what free time he has, Mike enjoys road trips across the US, and closer to home cycling, finishing off his Pennine pelotons with a good bottle of red.
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