Michael Porier, CBCP, CISSP


711 Louisiana, Ste 1200
Houston, TX 77002
Tel: (713) 314-5030 
E-mail: michael.porier@protiviti.com
Website: www.protiviti.com

• Speaker
• Writer
• Consultant

Michael leads Protiviti’s Business Continuity service line and works with clients globally to perform assessments and implement BCP related solutions.

Speaking Engagements
ISACA Presentation - Houston, Tx
North American CACS Conference - Houston, Tx
Allen Forum Presentation - Houston, Tx

Quoted by the Technology Champion periodical regarding BCP topics and opinions

Michael has consulted with numerous organizations in various industries assisting companies perform risk assessments, business impact analysis', as well as developing and documenting business continuity recovery-based solutions.

Professional Certifications
  • Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Qualified Security Assessor (PCI-QSA)

Educational Background
BBA Management Information Systems (MIS) from the University of Houston

Professional Experience
Michael is a Managing Director with Protiviti and leads their Business Continuity service line and IT Security practice. Michael consults with organizations across the globe to assist them in reviewing their existing Business Continuity Plans, developing recovery strategies, and implementing related solutions. This includes projects associated with Business Impact Analysis, Crisis Management Plans, Business Resumption Plans, and IT Disaster Recovery.

Active Association Memberships
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)

Topics for Speaking, Writing, and Consulting
Michael has presented on Business Continuity and IT Security topics at numerous conferences and events. Additionally he has written articles and has been quoted for local radio, newspapers, and periodicals regarding disaster events, corporate preparedness, and technical recovery considerations.