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Author | Bob Thibodeaux

Bob has more than 20 years of experience as a senior security expert and highly accomplished IT executive and engineer.   Through leadership positions managing IT departments and programs, technology operations and data center operations, Bob has driven innovative process improvements, disaster recovery programs, information security strategies, and audit and compliance improvements. He has been responsible for incident response, risk management and penetration testing for community-focused banks, credit unions and high-tech companies across the United States. Bob is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Digital Forensics Examiner and GIAC Penetration Tester. Bob holds a degree in Business and Management from the University of Maryland and is a retired USAF Senior Master Sergeant.


Many small to medium businesses employ network topologies with a “hard, crusty” exterior, but have a soft center or core. These networks employ firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention systems on the edge to keep out cybercriminals and script kiddies which are seen to be the most prominent threa... Read more

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