In a DeepSeas series titled “Meet Our Deeps,” we introduce you to our cyber security experts who are serving in the cyber seas. Today, we introduce you to Ruben Mbon, a Cyber Security Lead at DeepSeas. Let’s dive in to learn more about his work and career.
Q: Hello, Ruben. Please tell us about your current role as a cyber security expert at DeepSeas?
A: I am a DeepSeas Incident Response leader within the professional services team. I oversee and support the capability build and operation activities; additionally, I oversee the IR service delivery to our DeepSeas clients.
Q: What do you love the most about your work at DeepSeas?
A: One of the things I enjoy most about my work is the variety and diversity of clients and projects. Each client brings new challenges and opportunities for problem-solving, keeping my job interesting and dynamic.
Additionally, the flexibility of being able to work remotely with occasional travel is a great perk. The fast-paced and ever-evolving nature of the cyber security industry also keeps me constantly learning and adapting.
Q: Will you please share a little bit with us about your career journey as a cyber security expert? Any major milestones you are proud of or particular hurdles you overcame?
A: My 12-year career journey in cyber security has been marked by professional growth and diverse experiences. Starting as a junior analyst and small business owner, I have progressed to a leadership role, gaining experience in both government and commercial sectors. Some notable achievements include obtaining a Master’s Degree while working full-time, starting a small business (now closed), and launching a personal blog from my perspective as a cyber security expert. Additionally, throughout my career, I have been promoted several times and had the opportunity to be part of some exciting projects that have allowed me to broaden my expertise and skills.
We’re fortunate to have Ruben Mbon as a member of our Deeps crew and thank him for sharing a bit about himself and his areas of expertise. Come back to meet more of our DeepSeas cyber security experts in future issues of our “Meet Our Deeps” series.