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Dr. Michael Solomon

Dr. Michael Solomon


PhD Computer Science and Informatics, 2016, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
MS Mathematics and Computer Science, 1998, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
BS Computer Science, 1987, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA


Michael G. Solomon, PhD, CISSP, PMP, CISM, PenTest+, is a security, privacy, blockchain, and data science author, consultant, educator and speaker who specializes in leading organizations toward achieving and maintaining compliant and secure IT environments. As an IT professional and consultant since 1987, Dr. Solomon has led project teams for many Fortune 500 companies and has authored and contributed to over 25 books and numerous training courses. In addition to industry activities, Dr. Solomon serves as a Professor of Cyber Security and Global Business with Blockchain Technology at the University of the Cumberlands, and holds a PhD in Computer Science and Informatics from Emory University.


Solomon, M. (2019). Enterprise Blockchain for dummies. John Wiley & Sons.

Solomon, M. (2019). Ethereum for dummies. John Wiley & Sons.

Solomon, M. G. (2019). Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications, Third Edition. Jones & Bartlett Publishers.

Oriyano, S. P., & Solomon, M. (2019) Hacker Techniques, Tools, And Incident Handling, Third Edition. Jones Bartlett Publishers.

Kim, D., Solomon, M. G. (2018). Fundamentals of Information Systems Security, Third Edition. Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Solomon, M. G., Sunderam, V., Xiong, L., & Li, M. (2017, July). Mutually private location proximity detection with access control. In IFIP Annual Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy (pp. 164-184). Springer, Cham.

Solomon, M. G., Kim, D. (2017). Networking Fundamentals, National CyberWatch Center Edition. Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Weiss, M., & Solomon, M. G. (2016). Auditing IT infrastructures for compliance. Jones & Bartlett Publishers.

Solomon, M. G., Sunderam, V., Xiong, L., & Li, M. (2016, September). Enabling mutually private location proximity services in smart cities: A comparative assessment. In 2016 IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2) (pp. 1-8). IEEE.

Solomon, M. G. (2015). PMP Exam Cram 2, 5th Edition: project management professional. Pearson Education.