Michael Lin is an information security practitioner based in the Greater Toronto area. He has a degree in Information Systems Security from Sheridan College and has previously attended the University of Toronto for Computer Engineering. He has experience working in enterprise security roles and has published security research. Michael is also experienced in general IT roles including application integration, enterprise application support, server administration and desktop support. Michael holds the Associate of ISC² for CISSP, CompTIA A+ and Security+ certifications.
Michael is an interested observer of the computing industry and an active participant in technology media. He has over 6 years experience producing educational technical writing and technical documentation, with an excellent understanding of web publishing, social media branding and SEO concepts. Michael has had the honor to work with the fine folks at HotHardware.com as a writer, editor and journalist for over 5 years. You might have seen his work featured on the front pages of Slashdot, Digg, Engadget, Gizmodo and numerous other technology publications over the years.