Michael Simko

Michael Simko 

  • Title
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Departments
  • Information Technology and Cybersecurity
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  • Education
  • Brief Description
  • Dr. Michael Simko was born and raised in Syracuse New York. He has been working in various fields of Information technology for the previous 14 years. Dr. Simko earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology from SUNY Empire State College, Master of Science Degree in Cybersecurity from National University and Doctorate of Science in Cybersecurity from Capitol Technology University. He was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps after 8 years of service. He served in 2nd Battalion 5th Marines and 5th Marine Regiment while deploying with 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and serving a combat tour in Helmand Province Afghanistan. Michael currently resides in California, happily married with three children. Dr. Simko has worked as a network administrator, system administrator, cybersecurity engineer, CISO, VOIP engineer and service desk technician. Dr. Simko is currently employed as an Installation IT Officer overseeing Network Operations, Cybersecurity, Incident Management, Asset Management and Service Desk divisions. Michael currently possess CNSS 4011, CNSS 4012, C|CEH, CNDA, CCNA, CASP, SECURITY+ and NETWORK+ certifications.