Senior Security Researcher, Zscaler, Inc.
Mike Geide is a senior security researcher at Zscaler, Inc. - a cloud computing, security software as a service (SaaS) provider. He is responsible for researching, analyzing, and developing mitigation strategies for security threats - particularly threats to Zscaler's cloud and web-based threats to its customers. He has spoken at several security conferences, including RSA, CanSecWest, and SANS; and his research has been cited in the media, including USA Today, The Register, and Dark Reading. Prior to joining Zscaler, Geide worked in the Federal Government for DHS/US-CERT and then the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Online Fraud Detection and Prevention team. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Science and has several certifications, including the CISSP.