Ben Harbin has spent the last 14 years working in IT security, mainly focused on Security Operations and Threat Management. After graduating college, he joined the security operations team of a Managed Service Provider monitoring over 500 banks and credit unions. After 3 years on the frontline, he was promoted to the SOC manager, which launched his career in IT Security strategy. After a few years, he transferred to the Georgia Tech Research Institute where he continued to manage a SOC, as well as consult for various Fortune 500 companies, the US Government, and various US Military organizations. Ben currently manages the Aflac Threat Management team whose duties include Cyber Intelligence activities and managing and operationalizing the SIEM and data analytics platform.