Photograph of Michael Brunton-Spall

Michael Brunton-Spall is an independent cybersecurity consultant working for the UK government.

He is a former Deputy Director with the Cabinet Office, where he headed up technology and operations for the Government Digital Service as well as being head of cybersecurity.

Michael has worked in technology for over 15 years, in topics as varied as embedded device development, games console programming, low latency trading and web publishing.

Michael co-authored the book on Agile Application Security and has delivered popular conference talks on various topics, ranging from microservices to agile security.