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Hacking 101: Michael Melone

Event Details

January 7
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

SecureSet Tampa
1915 N Ave. Republica De Cuba
Tampa FL 33605
(800) 445-0024 ext. 3

Free / person

Hacking 101: Michael Melone

Michael Melone is a Principal Cybersecurity Consultant at Microsoft. Michael has over 18 years in information security including his 6 years on Microsoft’s targeted attack incident response team. In his current role, he leads the vision and direction for a team of developers involved in creating and maintaining their platform. In addition, he designed Microsoft’s compromise recovery strategy and is the author of the book “Think Like a Hacker”. Michael holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Information Assurance and Security, as well as a variety of IT certifications including CISSP.

Topic: Incident response and modern cybersecurity design

5:30-6:00 | Mix & Mingle
6:00-7:00 | Speaker
7:00-7:30 | Q&A Wrap up

Suggested Experience:
+ Basic programming or networking skills.
+ ZERO security experience required!

What To Bring:
+ Laptop & Power Cord
+ Curiosity

Public parking is available in the Palm Parking Garage. There are two-hour parking spots available along the street as well. The main entrance to SecureSet is located on the patio at the East side of the old Don Vicente hotel. You will see an open black gate at the back-right corner of the East patio. Take the stairs to the second-floor patio and enter through the French doors.


If you consider yourself a cybersecurity n00b, then Hacking 101 is for you. Hacking 101 is an opportunity for you to gain technical knowledge and find out if cybersecurity is something you’re passionate about. No experience is required. Just show up and learn something new!

Organizer Info:

SecureSet Academy