InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector. It is an association of persons who represent businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the U.S.  Each InfraGard Members Alliance (IMA) is geographically linked with a FBI Field Office, providing all stakeholders immediate access to experts from law enforcement, industry, academic institutions and other federal, state and local government agencies. By utilizing the talents and expertise of the InfraGard network, information is shared to mitigate threats to our nation’s critical infrastructures and key resources. Collaboration and communication are the keys to protection. Providing timely and accurate information to those responsible for safeguarding our critical infrastructures, even at a local level, is paramount in the fight to protect the United States and its resources.

Next Meeting

September – Jacksonville InfraGard Chapter Meeting


Friday September 30, 2016, 11-30pm – 1:00 pm Eastern Time


Adecco Group
10151 Deerwood Park Blvd
Building 200 First Floor
Jacksonville, Florida 32256

Speaker Name:  Steve Obeck, Director – Technical Account Management for Tanium (South Florida)

Speaker Topic:  The Importance of Security Hygiene

Speaker BIO:  Steve has worked in the IT Industry since the late 90’s starting his technical career in the Marine Corps in Avionics, and later in Telecom and Network Engineering for companies like Bellsouth and IKON Office Solutions.  Steve has focused his work in IT Security for the past 10 years for companies like AT&T, Federal Agencies, Wells Fargo, and Duke Energy, including several years as a Security SME for FireMon in the role of Senior Sales Engineer for Eastern North America. Steve’s prior roles included VoIP Engineer, WAN/LAN Engineer, Firewall Management, Network Security Analyst, and Audit and Compliance of Information Systems and projects.

Steve’s well-rounded experience and knowledge in both Security and Operations enables him to help customers solve both unique and common Security and Operations challenges. As a Technical Account Management Director for Tanium, Steve does customer training and serves as an advocate for the customer during the pre-sales engagement, implementation, and after install for any production support questions or customer projects.