Mike Foster

Mike Foster

Mike’s mission is to help businesses keep their networks safe. The driving force behind Mike’s mission is that since we all use the Internet, it should be a safe place to work, learn and play. Being safe on the Internet is ridiculously difficult for non-technical users. This is outrageous – especially with so many businesses and home users relying on the Internet daily.

Mike Foster has delivered more than 1,500 presentations and training sessions in 48 of the 50 United States plus Canada, Australia, England, Scotland, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa. Multiple international organizations dub him their Number 1 Technology Speaker.

Mike Foster continues to consult at hundreds of companies in North America regarding IT best practices for increasing productivity, profits and protection. He performs IT security audits and coaches IT teams in a friendly manner to establish a baseline of the IT infrastructure’s condition and go after root causes in the most economical manner. Mike helps CEO’s, owners, and executives understand and trust their IT in-house and outsourced professionals. Foster’s input and availability to answer questions helps them sleep better at night.

Mike explains the most technical, in a common sense “plain English” way that even “low tech” people enjoy. Because Mike’s delivery is down-to-earth, the technical is easy to understand. Mike Foster has a wide range of high-level technology certifications; he also quickly engages even your most sophisticated tech people. He’s been interviewed by USA Today, Forbes Magazine, and The New York Times, as well as many others…

TOPICS:

  • Computers
  • Technology
  • Identity Theft
  • Internet
  • Safety/Security
  • Productivity

MOST REQUESTED PROGRAMS:

  • The Shocking Truth Executives Need to Know About Protecting Your Private Data
  • E-Savvy: Using IT to Increase Productivity and Profits – The Parts Executives Need to Know
  • Maximize Your Current IT Resources: How to Stay Current Without Spending a Dime
  • Computer Safety at Work, Home and Everywhere in Between: IT Security Awareness Training

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Full Biography

Network and IT Security Specialist Mike’s mission is to help businesses keep their networks safe. The driving force behind Mike’s mission is that since we all use the Internet, it should be a safe place to work, learn and play. Being safe on the Internet is ridiculously difficult for non-technical users. This is outrageous—especially with so many businesses and home users relying on the Internet daily.

Technology Speaker

Mike Foster, CISA, CISSP has delivered more than 1,500 presentations and training sessions in 49 of the 50 United States plus Canada, Australia, England, Scotland, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa. Multiple international organizations dub him their Number 1 Technology Speaker.

IT Best Practices and Vital Systems Review Professional

Mike Foster, CISA, CISSP has consulted at hundreds of companies in North America regarding IT best practices for increasing productivity, profits and protection. He performs IT security audits and coaches IT teams in a friendly manner to establish a baseline of the IT infrastructure’s condition and go after root causes in the most economical manner. Mike helps CEO’s, owners, and executives understand and trust their IT in-house and outsourced professionals. Foster’s input and availability to answer questions helps them sleep better at night.

Friendly, Easy to Understand IT Coach

Mike explains the most technical, in a common sense “plain English” way that even “low tech” people enjoy. Because Mike’s delivery is down-to-earth, the technical is easy to understand. Mike Foster has a wide range of high-level technology certifications; he also quickly engages even your most sophisticated tech people.

Esteemed Technology Expert

Mike Foster, CISA, CISSP is the founder and CEO of Foster Institute. More than 20 years ago he began training people to be more productive in their use of technology. He is a technology expert, author and professional speaker with more than 1,000 presentations under his belt. Mike is author of The Secure CEO: How to Protect Your Computer Systems, Your Company, and Your Job and is regularly sought for interviews and business publication features. He’s been interviewed by USA Today, Forbes Magazine, and The New York Times, as well as many others.