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

October – Jacksonville InfraGard Chapter Meeting


Friday October 28, 2016, 11-30pm – 1:00 pm Eastern Time


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

Speaker Name:  Robert Smith

Speaker Topic:  Red vs. Blue – an overview of Pen-testing, Red Teaming, and Threat Actors, along with a condensed compendium of lessons learned through experiences gained on both sides of the fight.

Speaker BIO:   Robert  has worked as information security consultant and contractor for numerous entities, ranging from state & local municipalities, to managed service providers. He has experience securing networks and active defense, in addition to developing and implementing security policies, procedures, controls, frameworks.  Robert has also worked on the other side of the fence, attacking and exploiting networks, social engineering, and physical security auditing as a Penetration Tester / Red Team member. Prior to consulting, Robert served as a Director of Information Systems & Security Officer for a private Pharmaceutical company managing information technology operations, security, and regulatory compliance. He also served in the United States Marine Corps as a Rifleman & Scout Observer.

Mr. Smith holds Global Information Assurance Certifications in Security Leadership GSLC, and Information Security Professional GISP, among other certifications from GIAC, ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional CISSP, and is an EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker C|EH.