Michael Theis

Michael Theis

Chief Counterintelligence Expert

Theis is chief counterintelligence expert at Carnegie Mellon's CERT Insider Threat Center. Theis has more than 25 years of experience as a counterintelligence supervisory special agent supporting the U.S. intelligence community, and more than 30 years of concurrent computer systems engineering experience. At Carnegie Mellon's CERT Insider Threat Center, Theis focuses on research and development of socio-technical controls in computational endoparacology. Previously, he was the first cyber counterintelligence program manager for the National Reconnaissance Office, where he served as chief of cyber-CI investigations and operations for more than six years.


Insider Threat: Is Anyone Paying Attention?

Presented by Michael Theis  •  October 26, 2016

Insider Threat Detection: How to Develop a Successful Program

Presented by Michael Theis  •  September 9, 2016

Insider Threat Detection: How to Develop a Successful Program

Presented by Tracy Kitten , Michael Theis  •  July 11, 2016

Insider Threat Detection: How to Develop a Successful Program

Presented by Michael Theis  •  May 13, 2016

Incident Response - Practice Makes Perfect - Before an Incident

Presented by Michael Theis  •  October 27, 2015

Insider Threat Detection: How to Develop a Successful Program

Presented by Michael Theis  •  October 27, 2015

Insider Threat Detection: How to Develop a Successful Program

Presented by Michael Theis  •  October 20, 2015

Insider Fraud Detection: The Appliance of Science

Presented by Michael Theis  •  August 6, 2015

Incident Response - Practice Makes Perfect - Before an Incident

Presented by Cris Ewell , Michael Theis  •  July 16, 2015

Insider Fraud Detection - The Appliance of Science

Presented by James Ratley , Michael Theis  •  October 15, 2014

Insider Fraud Detection - The Appliance of Science

Presented by Tom Field , Michael Theis  •  September 10, 2014

2014 State of the Insider Threat

Presented by Michael Hopkin , Michael Theis  •  November 20, 2013