Benjamin Uphoff is an Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). He received his Ph. D. in Computer Science from Iowa State University. Ben’s research interests are network security and intrusion detection systems for large, heterogeneous networks. He is also a co-founder of Packet Analytics, a venture capital-backed startup company in Santa Fe, NM. He currently holds the title of Vice President of Research at Packet Analytics. The company’s core technology is based on work he developed at the Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory where he was a member of the Detection, Analysis and Response Tools team and Computer Security Incident Response Team from 2001 to 2007.