Michael “Dop” Dopheide has spent the majority of his career in information security. Dop spent almost 10 years working for the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) in systems engineering, security research, incident response, and network intrusion detection. In addition to his operational security role, Dop developed an incident response training lab for the Federal Bureau of Investigation RCAT agents. Before joining ESnet, Dop spent 3.5 years coordinating and conducting network penetration tests for a major financial institution where he was promoted to manage a team of four. Dop specializes in developing detection methods for new attacks and helping to secure large, open research and education networks.