Michael Gregg

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Michael Gregg is an American computer security specialist, noted speaker at security related events, and an author/coauthor of multiple books such as Build Your Own Network Security Lab and Inside Network Security Assessment.[1] Gregg has served as an expert witness before congressional committee on cyber security and identity theft.[2]


Gregg holds two associate degrees, a bachelor's degree, and a master's degree.[3] Gregg’s certifications include CISSP and CISA. Gregg has been quoted in newsprint and featured on various television and radio shows including, NPR, The New York Times, ABC, CBS,[4] Fox TV[5] and others discussing cybersecurity and ethical hacking. He is the lead faculty member for Villanova University's online Cyber Security program.[6] President of Superior Solutions, Inc., a Houston-based security assessment and training firm, Mr. Gregg has more than 20 years of experience in the IT field. He has earned more than 20 certifications, including CISSP®, MCSE, CCNA®, CTT+™, CIW™ Security Analyst, CEH™, NSA IAM, SCNP™ and TICSA. Mr. Gregg has consulted and taught for many Fortune 500 companies. Although consulting consumes the bulk of his time, he also writes for several publications and is the author of “CISSP® Exam Cram 2” and creator of the Assessing IT Infrastructure Vulnerabilities training class.


Gregg has contributed to the following published works:

  • CISSP Exam Cram Questions 2nd edition Que Publishing ISBN 978-0-7897-3807-3
  • CISSP Exam Cram Que 2nd edition Publishing ISBN 978-0-7897-3806-6
  • CISSP Exam Cram Que 1st edition Publishing ISBN 978-0-7897-3446-4
  • Inside Network Security Assessment Sams Publishing ISBN 978-0-672-32809-1
  • Certified Ethical Hacker Exam Prep Que Publishing ISBN 978-0-7897-3531-7
  • Hack the Stack Syngress Publishing ISBN 978-1-59749-109-9
  • Syngress Force 2006 Emerging Threat Analysis: From Mischief to Malicious ISBN 978-1-59749-056-6
  • Security Administrator Street Smarts 2nd edition Sybex ISBN 978-0-470-40485-0
  • Security + Study Guide Syngress ISBN 978-1-59749-153-2
  • CHFI Study Guide Syngress ISBN 978-1-59749-197-6
  • InfoSecurity 2008 Threat Analysis Syngress ISBN 978-1-59749-224-9
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification Kit ISBN 978-0-470-40486-7
  • CISA Exam Prep Que ISBN 978-0-7897-3573-7
  • Build Your Own Security Lab Wiley ISBN 978-0-470-17986-4

Gregg has written articles for print and Internet publications such as:


  1. ^ "A Review of Inside Network Security Assessment". Archived from the original on 2011-07-13. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-20. Retrieved 2014-01-20. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "CIPS Connections".
  4. ^ "Michael Gregg discusses browser hijacking".
  5. ^ "Cyber expert discusses online safety".
  6. ^ "Villanova University Government IS Security Program".

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