Executive Director, Corporate and Information Security - Consumers Energy
Jim Beechey is the Executive Director, Corporate and Information Security at Consumers Energy where he leads all aspects of security including physical, cyber, theft and fraud. Jim holds a Bachelor’s degree from Northwood University in Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Information Security Engineering from the SANS Technology Institute. Jim has a passion for cyber security, particularly logs, forensics and incident response. Jim lives in Chelsea with his wife and four children.
“We spend a great deal of time studying history, which, let’s face it, is mostly the history of stupidity.” Stephen Hawking This quote is a particularly relevant to the recent history in our industry. Intellectual property losses, mega breaches, ransomware and DDoS attacks have become common place. Using the first BSides Detroit in 2011 as […]