Mich Kabay, Ph.D., 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 United States; 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 technical services director (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 Bachelor of Science in Computer Security and Information Assurance, 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 more than 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 fourth (2002) fifth (2009) and sixth (2014) editions of the Computer Security Handbook (Wiley).
His website is www.mekabay.com.
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