Dan Carrere has worked in the information security and networking field for over 25 years. He has developed and taught courses on information security for colleges and corporate training for the last 17 years. Dan provides advisory and design for enterprises relating to information security and core infrastructure. His research focuses on next generation firewalls, optical networking (DWDM, CWDM, MEF), community open access fiber networks, BSD Unix and Linux, and storage (especially SANs with ZFS). He enjoys designing security and networking appliances to perform under high load with high availability. Dan has authored peer reviewed journal articles, co-authored books, and has given invited talks on security and systems monitoring, Unix systems, and server infrastructure. He has a strong commitment to teaching students applied technologies that enable them in our ever-changing fields.
Dan’s interests include spending time with his family while exploring the wilderness of the Northwest and being involved with music.