David Kennel is the Group Leader for Los Alamos National Laboratory's Central Development and Services group in the Network Engineering and Infrastructure division (NIE-CDS). He recently completed a Master's degree in information security management from SANS Technology Institute. Prior to being a Group Leader, David was the Linux platform technical lead for NIE-CDS and is one of the original programmers behind STONIX, LANL's open sourced hardening tool for Mac and Linux.