Mich Kabay, PhD, CISSP-ISSMP, began programming computers in IB1401 assembly language in 1965. After receiving his PhD from Dartmouth College in 1976, he taught statistics and programming in universities in Canada and overseas.
In 1979, he joined a compiler team for a new 4GL and RDBMS in the US; in 1980, Hewlett-Packard Canada hired him as an operating systems and database performance specialist. He ran the technical support hotline for HP (1981-1983) and then joined a major service bureau as director of technical services (1984-1986). He ran his own consulting firm from 1986 to 1998, specializing in operations management, facilities security, and corporate security policy development and implementation. He served as director of education for the National Computer Security Association from 1990 to 1999 and then worked with AtomicTangerine, where he supported the International Institute for Information Integrity (I-4). He joined Norwich University in 2001, designed the initial version of the BS in CSIA, served as program director of the Master's Program in Information Assurance from 2002 to 2009, and was the chief technical officer of the School of Graduate Studies in from 2005 to 2009.
Since 1986, he has published over 1,500 articles in operations management and security, written a college textbook on enterprise security (McGraw-Hill, 1996), and served as technical editor of the 4th (2002) 5th (2009) and 6th (2014) editions of the Computer Security Handbook (Wiley).
His website is www.mekabay.com.
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