Robert "Bob" Shaffer is the Associate Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer for UTMB and has been leading the Information Security Initiative since 2006. Bob joined UTMB in 2001 and has over 21 years of IT related experience. He is an active member of the UT System Information Security Council and is a governing board member of the Houston area CISO summit. Bob is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISSP). He is also Certified in Risk and Information Security Controls (CRISC).