Deborah Larkins has over 20 years in IT. She began her IT journey as a Lotus Notes Administrator and Developer. She is now a dedicated Cybersecurity professional with over 7 years of experience. Deb is passionate about growing her skills and adding to her collection of certifications. She is a subject matter expert for security architecture design and implementation. AWS is another skill set that she has, in regards to security, design, and implementation. She has implemented security tools across industries and in complex environments for hundreds of XentIT clients. As the Lead Technologist, Deb manages a team of highly competent engineers that implements cloud and cybersecurity technologies, and the manages security operations centers for XentIT’s clients.
She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Auburn University, where she was a member of the marching band, and a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of South Alabama. Deb is passionate about all things Auburn, especially the Tiger football team and the ladies equestrian team. Deb has 3 horses, Rowan, Honor and Starlight, and rides in local Dressage shows. She and her husband, Eric, share their home with 3 rescued dogs, Tri, Granger, and Bradley, on their 12 acre farm in West Georgia.