Gib Sorebo | VP, Chief Cybersecurity Technologist at SAIC

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VP, Chief Cybersecurity Technologist at SAIC

Gib Sorebo is a recognized expert in assisting government and private sector organizations in their efforts to address cybersecurity risks and to comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

Sorebo is a chief cybersecurity technologist and vice president for SAIC, where he is responsible for coordinating cybersecurity activities in the energy sector companywide and contributes to a variety of smart grid security research efforts.

Sorebo co-leads SAIC’s Smart Grid Security practice. He established the SAIC Smart Grid Security Solutions Center for product security testing and solution development. Sorebo leads highly experienced technical teams in performing security assessments for commercial and government customers.

Most recently, Sorebo co-authored Smart Grid Security: An End to End View of Security in the New Electrical Grid, which explores the important techniques, challenges, and forces that will shape how we achieve a secure 21st-century electric grid.

Sorebo is a frequent speaker at national security and utility conferences such as the RSA Security Conference, CSI Annual Conference, Metering America, Autovation, and the FIRST Annual Conference, where he has given talks on a variety of security topics, including information security liability, Sarbanes-Oxley, e-discovery, smart grid security, incident response, and security breach notification.

Sorebo has been working in the information technology industry in both the public and private sector for more than 19 years, with direct experience with security consulting spanning the financial services, health care, and electricity sectors.

Sorebo’s work in the community includes active participation in the American Bar Association’s Information Security Committee.

Sorebo holds a law degree from the Catholic University of America, a master’s degree in legislative affairs from The George Washington University, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Chicago.