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Robert Andrews

IBM
Principal Security Consultant
Rochester, MN
Robert Andrews is a Principal Security Consultant, Senior Technical Staff Member (STSM), and the Team Lead for the IBM i Security and Authentication Technology Expert Labs team in Rochester, MN. He is an IBM certified Thought Leader and The Open Group certified Distinguished Technical Specialist having specialized in IT Security since 1994. As a Principal Security Consultant, Robert helps organizations across various industries worldwide strengthen their IBM i security posture. He is widely recognized for his deep understanding of IBM i systems, his ability to translate complex technical concepts into actionable insights, and his engaging and informative speaking style which led to his induction into the COMMON Speaker Excellence Hall of Fame. Besides security, Robert is an expert in Db2 database, journaling, and DDM/DRDA. In addition to his technical work at IBM, Robert has been strongly involved in Emergency Management and Communications for over a decade at all levels from local to federal. Robert has published seven books, numerous trade articles, was issued four US patents, and holds degrees in mathematics, computer science, education, and management. Whether you're looking for practical advice on securing your IBM i environment or thought-provoking insights on the future of cybersecurity, Robert Andrews is a speaker you won't want to miss.