- Job title of nominated professional: Chief Scientist
- Company (where nominated professional or team is working): RedJack LLC
- Website: http://www.redjack.com
- Company size (employees): 25
- Country: United States
In 3 bullets, summarize why this professional or team deserves recognition:
- Industry contributions to the field of Cybersecurity with his book
- Professional contributions to the field with his outstanding customer work
- Dedication to teaching and training the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
In less than 300 words, summarize the achievements of the professional or team in the nominated category
Dr. Collins, is a consummate professional dedicated to the field of cybersecurity. He is author of the O’Reilly book, Network Security Through Data Analysis an important work in both moving the field forward and training the next generation on important network security methods. In the past year he has continued to push the field forward giving presentations at ACSAC, FloCon, and Carnegie Mellon University as well as continuing to educate others through online tutorials with O’Reilly.
All of that Dr. Collins does in his spare time, during the day he works tirelessly serving the most complex security problems of government clients, dedicated to the mission of making the world a safer place for democracy.