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Dr. Dan Massey is a program manager in the Cyber Security Division, Science and Technology Directorate, US Department of Homeland Security. Dr. Massey received his doctorate from UCLA and is a senior member of the IEEE, IEEE Communications Society, and IEEE Computer Society. Dr. Massey previously worked as a project leader and research assistant professor at the University of Southern California Information Science Institute (USC/ISI) and was also a tenured associate professor at Colorado State University. His research interests include robustness and security for large scale network infrastructures. As one of the editors of the DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC), he has been working to develop and deploy security in the DNS. In the area of network routing, his works includes BGP monitoring and analysis as well as security enhancements such as the Route Origin Verifier (ROVER). Looking forward to future architectures, Dr. Massey was a member of the Named Data Networking (NDN) team developing a new information centric architecture. He was principal investigator on research projects funded by the National Science Foundation and Department of Homeland Security and the author of over 75 papers.