Michael Isbitski is a Technical Evangelist at Salt Security, helping to improve awareness and technical understanding in the area of API security. Prior to joining Salt Security, he was a Senior Director Analyst at Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) within the Security Technology and Infrastructure team. He researched and advised on a range of application security and infrastructure security topics including API security, security testing, secure design, secure SDLC, application protection, container security, Kubernetes security and secure continuous delivery. He has guided hundreds of organizations of all sizes globally in their security initiatives, across sectors and verticals. Additionally, Isbitski has over 20 years of hands-on practitioner and leadership experience in the fields of application security, vulnerability management, risk assessment, enterprise architecture, and systems engineering.