August 2016 – Show Me The Money!

Our own Rob Garbee (Bio below) will be presenting Thursday,  August 11th, at R&K Solutions (Google Maps). Rob will be talking about 5 steps to getting the funding you need for IT Security. As we all know getting the funding for personnel or security tools can often be difficult. If you haven’t had a breach everyone often assumes everything is fine. Why do we need all this security stuff? Rob will cover some strategies to win the battle with management to justify the security funding you need.


Bio: Robert Garbee works as a Technical Security Analyst with a mid-tier medical service provider in Roanoke, VA.  In this role, Robert is responsible for managing risk and compliance aspects for both HIPAA related activities and overarching business concerns.   Robert has more than 20 years of experience in information technology and during that time has held IT positions in the banking industry, DOD contracting, and most recently HIPAA security and compliance.  Robert is a graduate of Liberty University with a BMIS degree and holds an ISC2 CISSP certification.  Prior to starting his information technology career Robert served seven years as a crew chief on C-5 Galaxies in the United States Air Force.