Bob has a varied 29 year professional history from component level electronic design and repair of analog, digital, and RF electronics, a sound engineer, disc jockey, a network and technical analyst, a senior engineer, a department manager, to presently a corporate Information Security Officer.Bob holds the GSEC Certification, the GCIH Certification, the GSLC certificate, and the CISSP(R) Certification. Bob told us his goal in serving as a mentor: "I would like to build information security to the same industry awareness level as network engineering. I believe that SANS and GIAC together provide and excellent program to achieve my goals. I would like to pay it back to the industry, to Sans (Stephen Northcutt, Eric Cole, Mentor Don Murdoch, et. al), and pay it forward to help others to attain there IS Security goals.