Mike Davis is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in alliantgroup’s Houston national office. As the CISO he operationalizes Data Security, Privacy, & Risk Management while advising leadership on protecting critical information resources and managing an enterprise cyber security portfolio. Mike and his security team’s mission includes executing a risk based security strategy that supports enabling the company’s success objectives by securing and protecting both sensitive company and client information and resources.
Before joining alliantgroup, Mike was the CISO of a large global maritime classification company. He is an experienced cyber security professional with 20+ years in several environments (commercial, military and government) and diverse leadership positions: CISO, Senior Cyber Technical Authority, Cyber Security / Risk management consultant, Cyber Program Manager, Chief Systems Engineer, among others. Mike is also a retired U.S. Navy Engineering Duty Officer and Federal Government employee (GS-15).
Mike supports several professional associations: the FBI InfraGard, IEEE (Life Member), and ISSA/ISC2, among others. His certifications are: CISSP, CISO, and Systems Engineering, along with senior qualifications in Program Management and Risk Management, and holds a MS in Electrical Engineering and a MA in Management.