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Business Security Weekly #107

Recorded November 19, 2018 at G-Unit Studios in Rhode Island!

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  • Paul Asadoorian
    Embedded device security researcher, security podcaster, and CEO of Active Countermeasures .

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    Interview: Michael Pleasant, Open Security

    Michael Pleasant
    is the Chief Executive Officer at Open Security.

    Michael L. Pleasant is a founding member and Chief Executive Officer of Open Security. He believes cybersecurity expertise should be accessible to businesses and cybersecurity experts should provide understandable, practical, and pragmatic solutions to their customers.

    Michael’s technical expertise and leadership were both honed during his service in the United States Marine Corps, where he led intelligence operations during two tours of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM. Michael used his on-the-ground experience to develop state-of-the-art tactical training that modernized intelligence doctrine and continued this mission after he left uniformed service by participating in research and development of new military applications for cybersecurity practices and technologies.

    Michael serves on the board of the After Hours Gaming League, a competitive corporate tournament in which teams compete for the ability to choose which charitable organization receives the pool of registrant funds. He also volunteers as a Community Manager for his local San Antonio chapter of Bunker Labs, a non-profit organization that supports military veteran entrepreneurs. He is happily married with no kids because one dog is enough.

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