Michael Sutton, X8’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), leads the development and execution of X8’s enterprise information security program, providing strategic guidance on the implementation, security and architecture of X8’s information systems, and identifying the associated risks they present in the ever-changing threat landscape.
Michael has over two decades of information technology and security experience in both the public and private sectors. Having worked at multiple startups, as well as large agencies including the U.S. Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, and State, he has extensive experience designing, building, and securing complex network environments and testing security protocols. Immediately prior to joining X8, Michael worked at the Department of Defense as an active member of its cyber operations and cyber threat intelligence community.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems and a Master of Science in Computer Science from Loyola University Maryland, as well as multiple industry certifications, including (ISC)2’s CISSP-ISSAP and CCSP.