About

Information Security Leaders is run by Lee Kushner and Mike Murray. After all of our various speaking on careers (at RSA, Defcon, Source, etc.) and talking with people in the information security industry, we decided it was time to start publishing some content and really getting out to help people within the industry.

Our bios are below:

Lee Kushner is the President of LJ Kushner and AssociatesLLC, an Executive Search firm dedicated exclusively to the Information Security industry and its professionals.  For the past thirteen years, he has successfully represented Fortune 2000 companies, information security software companies, information security services organizations and large technology firms in enabling them to locate, attract, hire, and retain top level information security talent.  Throughout his career, he has provided career management and career coaching to information security professionals at various stages of their professional development.  He is a regular speaker and industry contributor on topics that include career planning, interview preparation, compensation, team building and employee retention.

Mike Murray is an information security professional and career coach who has held diverse positions throughout his career. He has run Information Security research teams, served in corporate Information Security functions, and has helped guide a number of information security professionals in their career. He has a passion for the industry and career development. His thoughts can be found on his blog at www.episteme.ca.

  • New Survey – Certifications

    Our newest survey is about The Value of Certifications. Everyone has an opinion on certifications and their importance - it's our goal to put together some real data on the importance of certifications in the information security industry.

    Click here to take the Survey