Mike Small is the retired director of security management strategy of CA, where he was responsible for the technical strategy for CA's security management software product line within Europe, Middle East and Africa. Mike did work for CA between 1994 and 2009, where he developed CA’s identity and access management strategy for distributed systems. This strategy led to the developments and acquisitions that contributed to CA’s current IAM product line. He is a frequent speaker at IT security events around EMEA and contributor to the security press.
With over 40 years in the information technology industry Mike's experience covers the leading edge of information systems technology and exploitation. Mike began his career with International Computers and Tabulators (which later became International Computers Limited), where he was the leader and architect for a number of leading edge information technology development projects ranging from system software to artificial intelligence.
Mike is a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Information Technology Professional, a Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. He has a first class honours degree in engineering from Brunel University.