Michael Miranda

ATTORNEY OF COUNSEL


PRACTICE AREAS
Cybersecurity


EDUCATION
Gonzaga University School of Law (J.D.)
University of Hawai`i at Manoa (B.A., Information and Computer Sciences)
University of Central Florida (B.A., English)
Global Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC): Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA), Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), Forensic Analyst (GCFA)


ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
Hawai'i
U.S. District Court for the District of Hawai`i
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Michael Miranda advises government, critical infrastructure and commercial entities on cybersecurity, including:

  • Information Security
  • Cybersecurity Risk Management
  • Cybersecurity Incident Response Planning

Michael is also an Assistant Professor of Information Security and Assurance at the University of Hawaii at West Oahu, which has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He recently served as the Director of Information Security for Hawaiian Telcom, and previously held cybersecurity positions with Northrop Grumman and Referentia Systems.

Michael earned his J.D. from Gonzaga University, a B.A. in English from the University of Central Florida, as well as a B.A. in Information and Computer Sciences from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He holds current Global Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC) as a Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA), Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), Forensic Analyst (GCFA) and in Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM).

Experience

  • SPARTIX, Principal Consultant and Founder (2017-present)
  • University of Hawai`i–West O`ahu, Assistant Professor, Information Security (2013-present)
  • Hawaiian Telcom, Director of Information Security; Sr. Manager, Managed Services
    (2011-2017)
  • Referentia Systems, Program Manager and Analyst for Cyber Security (2010-2015)
  • Northrup Grumman, Cyber Security Analyst (supporting the U.S. Army Regional Computer Emergency Response Team, Pacific) (2005-2010)
  • Hawaii State Senate, Legislative Attorney
    (1997-2003)

Affiliations

  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • SANS Institute
  • ISC2 CISSP (2007-2013)