Principal Security Analyst, Security & Compliance
Michelle Tuggle has served as an IT and cybersecurity professional in the intelligence community, DoD and federal government for over 20 years. A graduate of the George Mason University Volgenau School of Engineering, Wayland Baptist University, Strayer University, and Defense Information School of Broadcast and Print Journalism, Michelle has developed a unique business model and brand within the disciplines of information security and information assurance. She also works tirelessly to mentor the next generation of “Cyber Guardians” across multiple facets of the industry.
Michelle is a proud 12-year Navy veteran, where she served as a firefighter and later public affairs officer. Her hobbies include numismatic collection and trade, pet rescue and care, historical research, travel, holistic fitness and nutrition, grilling and smoking meat, and fast cars!
U.S. law enforcement agencies have to operate within very strict parameters to access and handle criminal information that’s stored on Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS). Local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies are mandated under the CJIS Security Policy, which guides these institutions in how to avoid vulnerabilities,…