Director of Technology Services

Michael Richmond


Michael Richmond is the Director of Cybersecurity & Technology Services with P&N. He has been with the firm since July of 2001, and has also held the positions of Director of Engineering and Senior Network Engineer. He currently leads the technology and cybersecurity consulting services for the firm.

Michael is an accomplished IT professional with over 20 years of experience providing both government agencies and varied private sector companies with cybersecurity consulting, computer forensics, and advanced IT design and implementation services.  Michael’s experience includes:

  • Large scale IT project management
  • Cybersecurity framework implementation and consulting
  • Vulnerability / penetration testing and remediation
  • Security incident response 
  • Computer forensics / eDiscovery for litigation support
  • Disaster recovery and business continuity planning
  • Cloud and datacenter storage and virtualization
  • Advanced Network design and implementation
  • IT systems auditing for legislative and compliance requirements

Michael is a sought-after thought leader and speaker on the impact of emerging technology on businesses and governmental organizations. Recent topics have included Cybersecurity Trends & Risks for Non-Profits, Cybersecurity: Phishing & Employee Education, Recovering from Ransomware Virus: Helping One Client Fight Cyber Attacks, Cyber Risks: Prevention & Mitigation in a Technological World, Cybersecurity: What is the Dark Web, and others cybersecurity topics.

  • Education & Certifications
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional
    • Certified Common Security Framework Practitioner (HITRUST)
    • Microsoft Certified Professional
    • Certified Security Engineer
    • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering, Concentration in Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University
  • Professional Affiliations
    • Member, International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium
    • Member, Information Systems Security Association
    • Member, Forensic Focus
    • Member, Computer Security Institute
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