Rachel has direct experience with a diverse set of cyber-security related technologies for embedded devices, such as symmetric and public key encryption, IPSEC, certificate management, static code analysis etc.
Rachel Michelson is a Senior Cyber Security Analyst with UL LLC (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.) Health Sciences Division with responsibilities for cybersecurity and standards compliance of connected medical devices. Rachel is responsible for the hands-on technical evaluation of connected devices for standards compliance. Additionally, Rachel is involved in UL’s cybersecurity business development.
Rachel has over twenty years of experience in software development of real time embedded devices for mission-critical public safety systems. Rachel’s assignments included being a software architect and a team leader for a family of Motorola’s cryptographic modules. She has been involved in all phases of SDLC, as well as with FIPS 140-2 certification of Motorola’s cryptographic modules. Rachel has developed source code in C, C++ and test scripts in Python on a variety of hardware and operating systems.
Rachel has obtained a Bachelor’s degree from MIT and a Master’s degree from National Technological University, where graduate courses were sourced from a number of distinguished universities and delivered online. Rachel is active in her alumni association in an Educational Counselor role, working with high school seniors that apply for admission to MIT.