Chief Security Architect
Micro Focus International
Michael F. Angelo, CISSP, CRISC, CDPSE is the Chief Security Architect for the CyberRes division of Micro Focus International. Michael has designed, developed, and deployed security products and architectures in multi-national corporate environments for over forty years. This includes over thirty years participating, driving, and creating security standards and over twenty-five years working on corporate policy, national /international legislation, and multi-national regulatory issues. Michael is active in the security community and participates in numerous international and national advisory councils. He has chaired the ISSA International Webinar Committee, is a technology contributor to the BIS ISTAC and has been the co-chair of a working group striving to change the current security export regulations. Michael has been on the RSA international symposia committee from 2012. to 2021. He has also been a speaker at national and international security conferences, including RSA, ISSA, ISC2 and InfoSec. Michael currently holds 69 U.S. patents, the majority being in the area of security and authentication; Additional honors include being a former Sigma-Xi distinguished lecturer, and TCPA achievement recipient. In 2011 he was recognized by ISSA as the Security Professional of the Year, in 2013 he was added to the ISSA Hall of Fame; in 2021 he was named as an ISSA Distinguished Fellow. In his day job Michael is responsible for all aspects of security within the Micro Focus security products group. This includes defining and deploying (an ever evolving) SDLC and measuring it, creating all documentation and completing over two dozen Common Criteria certifications. Identifying and standards and enforcing compliance. Finally, Michael is an active participant in the triage, mitigation, and responses to reported product security issues.