Michael Reed

Security Engineering Manager

Cisco StealthWatch - Federal

Michael Reed is the Security Engineering Manager for Cisco StealthWatch - Federal. He is a long-time computer nut who spent the first 20 years of his career involved in all things networking until his move to the dark side (Network Security) about 10 years ago.

Michael enjoys the challenges that modern-day network security presents and hopes to present new ideas and technologies to help solve some of the most challenging security issues. His motto is there is no silver bullet when it comes to solving security issues - it is a matter of having a well-thought-out security architecture powered by security professionals.


August 12, 2016


Cybersecurity for Defense: Insider Threat Part 2

3 min read

In my last blog post, I discussed what an inside threat actually means in the cybersecurity world and why it is so important for the Department of Defense to pay attention to. Now, I’m going to dive a little deeper into tools that DoD and other government agencies can use to help protect its networks […]

August 2, 2016


Cybersecurity for Defense: Insider Threat Part 1

2 min read

The term “insider threat” is thrown around a great deal in the security world without much clarity. It’s a great marketing buzzword, but what exactly is an “insider threat” security program and how does it affect the Department of Defense? To start with, the National Counterintelligence and Security Center defines an inside threat as occurring […]