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Meet Mike Scott

Mike is the CISO of Immuta, whose mission is to make the future of data secure. He is known for his work building enterprise-ready security programs, security architecture, and data privacy and protection. Mike is passionate about always doing the right thing to protect our customers, employees, and investors.

Topics of Interest

Security Architecture

A well-designed security architecture is still one of the most critical security program components. Threats and vulnerabilities continuously evolve, the velocity and complexity of attacks never stop increasing, yet many security incidents stem from failures in foundational practices that have existed for many years.

Data Protection & Privacy

The ethical use of data has been a personal passion for many years. If you don’t have a justifiable business use for the data, don’t capture it, store it, or process it, even if no law or regulation prevents you from using it. Doing the right thing can reduce your risk and build long-lasting relationships with your customers.

Identity & Access Management

Identity has been called the new perimeter many times over the past decade. Today, it could not be more accurate with the increase in work-from-home, access from almost anywhere, and a shift to cloud-based services and applications. Role-based identity management is still necessary, but it is not enough for your most sensitive data.

About Mike

Mike is a highly experienced and accomplished leader in information and data security, real-time analysis of immediate threats, and IT and infrastructure designs.

He has a proven track record in developing strategic plans to protect enterprise information assets, mitigate risks, control cyber incidents, and maintain compliance with multiple regimes, including PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and SOC2.

2021 – Present

Immuta, CISO

2019–2020

Spirion, Chief Privacy and Security Officer

2018–2019

Optiv, Executive Director, Office of the CISO

2017–2018

NCR, Digital Security Services Leader

2008–2016

Wendy’s, CISO

1996–2008

Witness Systems (Now Verint), Information Security Leader

1991–1994

Intelligence Specialist, US Navy

If you give a monkey a hammer, someone is going to get hurt. Chances are, it’s not the monkey. Sensitive data in the wrong hands can be disastrous. We must do better to protect those with access from those who want to take that access and misuse it. Legacy access controls are simply not enough anymore.

Mike Scott
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About Immuta

Immuta is the market leader in Data Access, providing data teams one universal platform to control access to analytical data sets in the cloud. Only Immuta can automate access to data by discovering, securing, and monitoring data. Data-driven organizations around the world trust Immuta to speed time to data, safely share more data with more users, and mitigate the risk of data leaks and breaches. Founded in 2015, Immuta is headquartered in Boston, MA.

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