Vice President of Research and Strategy, NSS Labs
As vice president of security test & advisory Mike Spanbauer is a recognized leader in security and infrastructure technologies. He leads the analyst team in creating research that combines years of testing experience with quantitative analysis of the world's leading security companies, products and markets. In addition to running the research organization, Spanbauer also advises clients on how best to address today's cybersecurity threats. Prior to joining NSS, he was service director at Current Analysis, managing the Business Technology and Software group which monitored, analyzed, and advised on application platforms, collaboration platforms, data center technology, enterprise mobility technology, enterprise networking, enterprise security, and unified communications and contact centers. Previously, he spent nearly 15 years at Hewlett-Packard where he established and managed competitive intelligence programs networking hardware and in network management software.