Gabriel Agboruche (@ICS_Gabe) is a senior ICS and OT cybersecurity consultant, helping organizations solve their most challenging industrial control security problems. And that was a mouthful, but that’s what I do. Journey’s unique one and almost didn’t happen.
- Gabe was a math whiz in the Detroit Public school system
- During college, he had some experiences unique to him as an African American one of which was due to him being top of his class.
- Gabe was an electrical engineer working at Nuclear facility, then #Stuxnet happened
- The demand for cybersecurity skills combined with his experience and love for growth paved the way for where he is today.
- “All these systems are air gaps by regulatory guidance.”
- “I’m here for my education. I’m going to get this education. And not even necessarily prove this person wrong, but I’m going to be here and do what I have to do in order to get where I desire to be.”
- “He’s like, wow, you’re the first black guy that I have ever seen in person.”
- “I almost rushed with him for one that a frats.”
- ” I saw that I would gain a greater exposure to a lot more technologies within my field. I get to see different plants. I get to touch different areas.”