SPARTIX is a cybersecurity and technology consulting company in Honolulu, Hawaii that advises government, critical infrastructure and commercial entities on Information Security, Cybersecurity Risk Management, and Cybersecurity Incident Response Planning.
The principal consultant is Michael Miranda. Michael is also an Assistant Professor of Information Security at the University of Hawaii at West Oahu, which has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He recently served as the Director of Information Security for Hawaiian Telcom, and previously held cybersecurity positions with Northrop Grumman and Referentia Systems.
Michael earned his J.D. from Gonzaga University, a B.A. in English from the University of Central Florida, as well as a B.A. in Information and Computer Sciences from the University of Hawaii. He holds current Global Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC) as a Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA), Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), Forensic Analyst (GCFA) and in Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM).