Michael Peters is the CEO of Lazarus Alliance, Inc., the Proactive Cyber Security™ service firm and the GRC IRM software company Continuum GRC, Inc. He has served as an independent information security consultant, researcher, author and executive. He is an internationally recognized and awarded security expert with years of IT and business leadership experience and many previous executive leadership positions.
Lazarus Alliance is the only service firm in Arizona with the extensive level of accreditations and authorizations offered and is on an extremely short list internationally. Continuum GRC’s unique SaaS assessment platform is currently ranked at 68 on the Cybersecurity 500 putting it in the number 1 spot for GRC and IRM solutions.
From a credential perspective, Michael holds an Executive Juris Doctor in Cyberspace Law; a certified MBA in IT Management, undergraduate degree in IT Security, C|CISO, CISSP, PCI QSA, CRISC, CISM, CCE, CMBA, SCPA, SCSA and he is an ISSA Fellow and Hall of Fame recipient.
Peters is the serial entrepreneur and innovator behind the top ranked IT Audit Machine™, the Policy Machine™, Cybervisor™, “Your Personal CXO™” information security network, the Security Trifecta™ philosophy and the globally popular non-profit charitable organization the Holistic Operational Readiness Security Evaluation (HORSE) Project™ with millions of visitors since 2006.
As the author of multiple books and publications including the Security Trifecta, Securing the C Level, Governance Documentation and Information Technology Security Policies Demystified, thousands of social media networking, professional network syndication, industry feature publications, radio and television broadcasts. He also has contributed significantly to curriculum development for graduate degree programs in information security, advanced technology, cyberspace law, and privacy, and to industry standard professional certifications.