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.