The Cyber Policy Institute

The Cyber Policy Institute was founded in 2018 by Hugh Taylor, a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) who has worked in the twin fields of cybersecurity and enterprise technology for over 20 years. As a writer, he has created content for such clients as Microsoft, IBM, SAP, HPE, Oracle, Google and Advanced Micro Devices. He served in executive roles at Microsoft, IBM and several venture-backed technology startups.

Taylor has been a lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley’s Law School and Graduate School of Information. He is the author of the books  Digital Downfall: Technology, Cyberattacks and the End of the American Republic, B2B Technology Marketing, Event-Driven Architecture: How SOA Enables the Real-Time Enterprise, The Joy of SOX: Why Sarbanes Oxley and Service-Oriented Architecture May Be The Best Thing That Ever Happened To You and Understanding Enterprise SOA.

Taylor has delivered presentations at industry conferences such as the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the Microsoft Business Process Modeling and SOA conference, the HP Technology Forum and IBM Rational DeveloperWorks. He has consulted with dozens of entrepreneurs and crafted business plans that have helped these new ventures get funded. Taylor earned his AB, Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College in 1988 and his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1992. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to working in the technology field, Hugh was a producer of TV movies.