Michael Hall, DriveSavers

As Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Director of eDiscovery and Digital Forensics, Michael Hall directs and implements policies and procedures concerning the privacy and security of all data received at DriveSavers, including highly critical data from government agencies, major corporations and research laboratories. Hall was instrumental in helping NIST, FDIC, OTS and BITS identify the risks of improper screening of data recovery providers. In his previous role as Director of PC Engineering, Michael developed security protocols to handle critical and encrypted data for corporate and government accounts. He also developed and managed the ISO Class 5 certified Cleanroom, the largest and most technologically advanced in the data recovery industry. Hall has over 17 years experience in data recovery technology, focusing on high-end arrays, and has successfully recovered data from over 15,000 storage devices. Michael Hall has been trained and certified by the leading encryption vendors and is a certified eDiscovery and forensic investigator. Prior to joining DriveSavers in 1995, Hall was a Data System Engineer for the U.S. Navy. His responsibilities included computer hardware and software support for Intelligence Gathering Platforms.