Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft
Mark McIntyre is a Chief Security Advisor in Microsoft’s Cybersecurity Solutions Group. Mark works with the US government, NATO, allied governments, and the larger defense contractor ecosystem, helping them transform their missions and businesses while moving securely to the Cloud. Mark supports CISOs and their teams with cybersecurity reviews and helps them understand Microsoft’s perspectives on the evolving cyber threat landscape and how Microsoft defends its enterprise, employees and users around the world. Mark is based in Redmond, WA.
Before joining CSG, Mark ran Microsoft’s Government Security Program, Microsoft’s global trust and transparency initiative for national governments. Mark also previously ran Microsoft’s Security Cooperation Program, and the Child Exploitation Tracking System (CETS) initiative, through which Microsoft partnered with international law enforcement agencies to combat the online sexual exploitation of children.
Mark joined Microsoft in June, 2007, after 11 years in the US government working on information assurance, counterterrorism and regional security issues. Mark has an MA from the University of Washington, a BA from the University of Wisconsin, and a certificate in Korean language from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. He also holds CISSP and CCSP designations from ICS2.