Antigen’s mission is to stop crime, fight fraud, and tackle threats for organizations to protect our community, people, and way of life.
By focusing on managing cyber risk from a holistic perspective, Antigen can provide a variety of services to businesses that include incident response, recovery engineering, managed detection & response and advanced security stacks that include financial coverage.
Founded in 2020 by security experts in the Detroit, Michigan area, Antigen Security was named a CRN Emerging Technology Vendor in 2022.
Antigen’s founders met in the Information Security community in Michigan, and have continued to show their passion for community, education and helping others by giving their time to special projects, conferences, and creating educational material across Michigan and at information security conferences throughout the US.
Practitioners and Partners
The Antigen Security team is drawn from the best and brightest in the information security community, including top researchers, speakers, analysts, and executives who live and breathe security on a daily basis, both in their personal and professional lives.
Our practitioner’s credentials include, but are not limited to:
Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Steven Legg has over 19 years of experience in the Information Technology and Information Security fields, and spent the last eight years focusing on governance, risk, and compliance within security programs while most recently building a strategic services practice for a Managed Detection & Response firm.
In leadership roles, Steven has developed programs that specifically address security maturity, architecture, and risk in addition to other domains such as Incident Response. His Virtual CISO duties led him to work with regulatory organizations including the SEC, NERC, OEB, and more.
Steven unleashes his passion for the security community by leading a local security group (#misec), organizing B-Sides & Converge Detroit, and mentoring local folks in the industry.
Steven unleashes his passion for Steven has held 25+ industry certifications over his career, and enjoys focusing on new challenges to grow and strengthen the organization.
Co-Founder, Chief Security Officer
Kyle Andrus has had a focus in Information Technology for over fifteen years with the last seven years being dedicated to Digital Forensics and Incident Response. Kyle took lead on building forensic analyst capabilities and knowledge at a Fortune 500 company by excelling at endpoint detection & response, disk & memory forensics, detection engineering, malware analysis, and creating forensic procedures for industrial control systems. He also worked with local law enforcement, FBI, and Homeland Security on a variety of cyber threats and computer forensic related cases.
He continues to show his passion and support for the security community by leading a local security group (#misec), being an organizer for B-Sides Detroit & Converge, and giving presentations covering a variety of Digital Forensic & Incident Response topics.
Kyle currently holds SANS certificates for the GCFA, GCFA, and GREM.
Chief Revenue Officer
Gary Michael hails from the Automotive industry, working directly with companies such as Toyota, Subaru, Mitsubishi, and Nissan to deliver high quality interior and exterior automotive components. Fluent in Japanese and holding a Masters in Business Administration (International Business Specialization) from Eastern Michigan University, Gary has proven his sales prowess by securing contracts valued at over $300 million during his career.
He was instrumental to the implementation of ECU cybersecurity measures and digital key management technologies for the next generation of smart vehicles, and currently advises tier one manufacturers on emerging trends and technologies related to phone-as-a-key and next generation keyless entry systems.
Gary has been a professional cyber athlete since 2005, and has travelled the country securing Top 8 and 1st place finishes in fighting games such as Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Street Fighter 4, and Dragon Ball FighterZ.
He currently channels his competitive spirit and passion for sales into creating new partnerships and opportunities for success within Antigen.
Chief Technology officer
Daniel Falk has over 15 years of technology and security experience in various industries ranging from education to the Fortune 500. He has been the technical lead on small to large implementations of secure technology through the use of endpoint detection tools, SIEM logging, device hardening and network security solutions to increase organizational security maturity while meeting detection, response, and business requirements.
Daniel is a leader of a Michigan-based security community group (#misec), an organizer for B-Sides Detroit & Converge Detroit, and a mentor in the security community. He also co-hosts the #misec Insider Threat podcast.
Daniel currently holds SANS certificates for GCED, GPEN and the ISC2 CISSP.
Senior operations manager
With over 15 years of experience in the information technology field, Peter is a highly skilled and accomplished Operations expert. He has a proven track record of successfully leading cross-functional teams and delivering innovative solutions that drive business growth.
His expertise in process improvement, stakeholder management and project management has enabled him to drive operational efficiencies and enhance the overall customer experience. He is skilled in leveraging data analytics to identify trends and make informed decisions that drive business growth. His passion for technology and commitment to excellence have earned him a reputation as a trusted advisor among his clients and co-workers alike. Peter is dedicated to driving continuous improvement and ensuring the seamless delivery of mission-critical technology initiatives.
Previously, he served as the Vice President of Managed Services for a California-based MSP and as an Independent Organizational Development Consultant. He currently holds an ITIL IT Service Management Certification.