As a Principal Consultant, Dan manages and defines Aspect Security's line of Assessment Services-- helping organizations quantify their security risks from design to implementation. He works with staff and clients to develop the team members and deliverables. Dan holds a security clearance and directly supports a variety of client projects. He leads mobile security efforts, security architecture and design reviews, code reviews, and penetration testing for clients in Government, educational, airline, and financial sectors. His expertise spans an array of IT disciplines including: application security, software development, systems administration, and technical support. He has over 10 years of programming experience in a variety of languages and actively participates in open source and software security communities. Outside of work, Dan enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He is a longtime musician, and does performing, recording and sound engineering.