Network and IT Security Specialist Mike Foster

Cybersecurity Expert | Keynote Speaker | Trainer | Author

Mike’s mission is to help businesses keep their networks safe. Mike has delivered more than 1,500 presentations and training sessions in all 50 United States plus Canada, Australia, England, Scotland, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa.

Mike is widely recognized for his broad range of high-level technological expertise. His company, The Foster Institute, assists clients in saving money with IT, being in alignment with Best Practices and handling all IT Security issues. All those are areas for business survival – including IT Security.

He has consulted at hundreds of companies in North America regarding IT best practices for increasing productivity, profits, and protection. He performs cybersecurity audits and coaches IT teams in a friendly manner to establish a baseline of the IT infrastructure’s condition and go after root causes in the most economical manner. Mike helps CEOs, owners, and executives understand and trust their IT in-house and outsourced professionals. 

A member of the National Speakers Association, Mike is considered one of the best technical speakers in the world. He is a recipient of the Vistage Speaker Impact Award.

Professional Credentials Earned:

  • CEO of The Foster Institute Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer
  • PCI QSA Qualified Security Assessor

As an Author

He is the author of The Secure CEO: How to Protect Your Computer Systems, Your Company, and Your Job. It is the definitive IT handbook for CEOs and key executives.

In the book, Mike combines his considerable Internet technology experience with his innate understanding of the latest business and security technologies. And best of all, it’s written in easy-to-follow “plain English” that readers can understand, regardless of their technological background.

Other Publications:

Mike has written several articles on Cybersecurity and best practices for Vistage. He has been interviewed by USA Today, Forbes, and The New York Times, as well as many other publications.

Contact Mike Foster, CEH, CISA, CISSP, about how he can help you and your business today!