About the Author
Bob Bowles started with the Department of the Interior's National Business Center (NBC) in October 2007. One of his primary responsibilities was serving as Financial Management Directorate's subject matter expert on all security-related issues. Because of his experience, on two separate occasions Bob was called upon and served as the chief information security officer for the NBC.
Prior to joining the NBC, Bob worked for 18 years at the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command where Bob served in various capacities, including the deputy chief of staff for information management and the senior information assurance manager (SIAM). One of Bob's major career accomplishments was serving in the joint missile defense community on the team that stood up the US Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) network.