Michael Federico

Principal Consultant

Mr. Federico has more than ten years of experience in solving complex technical problems for financial companies, pharmaceutical companies, and electrical utilities, addressing cyber security threats and compliance with industry IT and cyber security standards.

Since joining Network + Security Technologies in 2011, Mr. Federico has participated in and led dozens of electric power industry projects, including NERC CIP Compliance Assessments, technical remediation, including technical documentation, Cyber Security Policy Development, NERC CIP Cyber Vulnerability Assessments and Cyber Security testing, including security audits and penetration tests.  Mr. Federico has performed firewall, router, and switch configuration analysis and review, has participated in the development, testing, and deployment of redesigned networks for utilities needing long-term LAN/WAN solutions, Access Control Development and documentation including NERC CIP and NIST standards of compliance.

Earlier in Career

Prior to Network + Security Technologies, Mr. Federico began his career as a Desktop Support Technician, responsible for hardware break/fix for Merrill Lynch. Mr. Federico moved on to become a Software Administrator, supporting multiple Merrill Lynch sites in New York, New York.

Mr. Federico moved on from Merrill Lynch to  Boehringer  Inghheim  Pharmaceuticals in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Mr. Federico helped an international Pharmaceutical Company address cyber security threats and comply with industry IT and cyber security standards. Mr. Federico also learned about securing confidential and proprietary information, and how to implement effective cyber security solutions.


Mr. Federico graduated Valedictorian with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information System Security from Westwood College.