About the Instructor
Michael Taggart is a career technologist and educator, with over a decade of experience building software and IT systems and training others how to do the same. Currently a Senior Cybersecurity Analyst for UCLA Health, Taggart spends his days hunting and emulating threat actors. At night, he streams cybersecurity content on Twitch. Before pivoting to infosec, he had worked as a computer science instructor, contract web developer, and Director of Technology for multiple schools.
Taggart holds a Bachelor’s in English and Creative Writing from Ursinus College, and a Master’s Degree in Education Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania. Certifications include: LFCS, Security+, CISSP, eCTHPv2, eJPT, and eWPT.
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