Mick Leach

Field CISO
Abnormal Security

Mick Leach is Head of Security Operations at Abnormal Security, where he is responsible for threat monitoring and detection, incident response and handling, vulnerability management, and identity and access management. A cornerstone to his mission is ensuring that Abnormal employees stay safe from email attacks using, you guessed it—Abnormal. Prior to joining Abnormal, he led security operations and engineering teams at Alliance Data and Nationwide Insurance, and previously spent more than 8 years serving in the US Army’s famed Cavalry Regiments.

He is a passionate information security practitioner with 7 active certifications from SANS/GIAC. When not digging through logs or discussing operational metrics, Mick can typically be found on a soccer field, coaching one of his 13 kids.