Mike Wirtz is a Senior Consultant based in Columbus, OH. Prior to joining Lodestone, he gained experience at several industry firms and served 6 years in the Navy, where he was the Navy’s incident response lead. Mike has a deep understanding of malware analysis and network analysis, in addition to standard forensic processes pertaining to Windows and Linux environments.
Mike is well-versed in operational technology systems, financial sectors, and addressing Advanced Persistent Threats (APT). Mike’s certifications include completion of the Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Cyber Analysis Course, EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker, Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Certified Ethical Hacker (GCEH), GIAC Windows Forensic Analysis, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching, Security+, GIAC and SANS Response and Industrial Defense, and GIAC Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity in Depth.