Director of Cybersecurity
Michael Pokas, C/CISO, CISSP, CISM, PMP is an information security leader and strategist with experience that spans a diverse range of technologies and industry verticals. With 35 years of experience, Michael has demonstrated ability to achieve the strategic and tactical goals of an organization using an uncommon combination of leadership, technical understanding, communication and complex problem-solving skills.
In his current role at CyLumena, Michael enables clients to manage and sustain operational effectiveness by analyzing their current business operations to identify critical operational objectives, issues and gaps.
Michael has served both internally and externally as a trusted advisor to the senior management on cyber security strategy, risk management, technical implementation, operations and compliance, as well as disaster recovery and business continuity. He has also spoken frequently on cyber security and risk management at professional conferences and published white papers and blogs on issues relating to cyber security.
Michael has a B.A. in Business Administration from Canyon College. He is a Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C/CISO), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and has also achieved his Project Management (PMP) Certification.