Robert Bell

Robert Bell
Adjunct Professor – Wilmington University College of Technology

Robert Bell has been an Adjunct Professor at Wilmington University since 2010 and has taught the following courses:

  • SEC 210 Principles and Practices of Information Security
  • SEC 410 Web and Data Security
  • SEC 435 Advanced Network Management
  • SEC 450 Protecting Your Network: Firewall and Perimeter Security

Outside of Wilmington University, Robert has over 18 years in the Delaware Army National Guard and is currently assigned as the Computer Network Defense Team Chief and is responsible for leading the cyber-defense capabilities for the states Joint Forces Headquarters. Robert also works fulltime for the Delaware Army National Guard as the Deputy chief of Staff of Information Management where he is responsible for the operations, maintenance and defense of the Delaware Army National Guard’s voice, video and data communications systems that supports the full spectrum of communications including contingency, combat and cyber operations. Robert recently served overseas in Afghanistan where he earned a Bronze Star Medal for his efforts in supporting theater wide communications as the Network Engineering officer with the 198th Expeditionary Signal Battalion.

Robert’s academic background includes an associate’s degree from Delaware Technical and Community College in Computer Network Engineering and a bachelor’s degree from Wilmington University. He also holds several technology and information security certifications including:

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional – Security (CCNP-Security) (CNSS 4013 Recognized)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associates (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associates Security (CCNA-Security) (CNSS 4011 Recognized)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associates Voice (CCNA-Voice)
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP 3.5)
  • Sourcefire SNORT Certified Professional (SnortCP)
  • ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker v6.5
  • CompTIA Security+
  • PMG Network Analyst

Robert also volunteers his time supporting the Wilmington University CyberWildcats club as they prepare for cyber competitions.   When not working, Robert enjoys time with his family or learning in his home lab which he uses to keep current on new technology.