David Waltermire is the Lead Standards Architect for the Security Automation Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He is a significant contributor to the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) and leads the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), Continuous Monitoring and many other security automation projects. He has worked as a Security Consultant advancing security automation capabilities within the government sector. His background is in systems and network operations for Internet service providers and also working as a Software Engineer designing and developing distributed systems. His research experience includes incident handling, continuous monitoring, vulnerability identification, anomaly detection, and data analysis and modeling techniques.