Michael Farnum is a Solution Architect Manager at Set Solutions in Houston, TX. During his 23+ years in IT and security, Farnum has been an Independent Security Consultant, a LAN/WAN Administrator, a Network Security Engineer, an Information Security Manager, a Pre-Sales Security Engineer, a Security Solutions Manager, and the Founder and Organizer of HouSecCon, the Houston Security Conference. As a Blogger and Podcaster, Farnum has been honored to get to know and learn from many really smart security professionals. Prior to his career in IT and security, Farnum drove an M1A1 main battle tank in Desert Shield and Storm. Farnum tries to use all of these experiences to create a unique perspective on whatever issue he is trying to tackle.