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Mike Owens

Senior Security Consultant

With a background in risk management, Mike Owens works on the Remediation Team at TrustedSec to help clients resolve complex challenges and implement security best practices across cloud and on-premises technologies. Mike has a wide range of expertise, including hardening Microsoft 365 and Azure environments, securing backup systems against ransomware attacks, building foundational security program capabilities, and devising customized strategies to address unique client situations.


  • Bachelor of Science, International Politics, Georgetown University
  • Certificate in Applied Cybersecurity, SANS Technology Institute
  • GIAC Cloud Security Essentials (GCSE)
  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
  • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)
  • The Open Group Open FAIR certification for risk quantification

Mike is passionate about solving problems and helping people protect themselves and their organizations from cyber threats.

Featured Blogs And Resources

Discover the blogs, analysis, webinars, and podcasts by this team member.

Blog December 20 2022

Building a Strong Foundation With the Information Security Accelerator

Bottom Line Up Front Common threats like malware, ransomware, web application hacking, insider and privilege misuse, and targeted intrusions don't have to…

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Blog September 29 2022

Hardening Backups Against Ransomware

Human-operated ransomware represents a unique challenge to backup infrastructures. Unlike in other scenarios, ransomware attackers specifically target and…

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Webinars April 21 2021

Data Loss Prevention in a Remote-Work World

Join Remediation Security Consultants Phil Rowland and Mike Owens for insights on this important but misunderstood Office 365 feature.

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Webinars January 19 2022

Defending Backups Against Ransomware

Join Security Consultant Mike Owens and Remediation Director Paul Sems who will discuss how ransomware attackers are going after backups, identify common…

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Training Resources May 02 2024

Actionable Purple Team Simulation Online Training (May 2-3)

Learn how to create specific detections to identify early Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) in our online course. Designed for those looking to improve their…

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Events Kennedy Space Center, Florida | April 10 2024

Hack Space Con 2024

Founder and CEO David Kennedy is the keynote speaker at this year's Hack Space Con! We are also proud to sponsor this event.

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Webinars March 06 2024

Ask Me Anything: Securing Defense Contracts Through CMMC Compliance

Join Chris Camejo, Practice Lead, Advisory's Compliance Services, and Rick Yocum, Managing Director of Advisory Services, for an ‘Ask Me Anything’ discussion…

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News March 01 2024

Forbes - How This Professional Hacker Built Two Cybersecurity Firms In His 30s

David Kennedy, the CEO and founder of TrustedSec, joins Rosemarie Miller on "New Money" to discuss his pivot from being in the U.S. marines to becoming a…

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News February 28 2024

WWL First News - A cyberattack has disrupted prescription drug orders around the country

Advisory Solutions Director Alex Hamerstone spoke with WWL New Orleans about the recent cyberattack that disrupted prescription drug orders around the country.

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Events TrustedSec HQ | February 27 2024

ISC2 February Member Meeting 2024

Join us at the TrustedSec HQ for the monthly ISC2 Cleveland Chapter member meeting!

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