Carson Zimmerman is currently a CSOC engineering team lead with Microsoft. He has worked in and around CSOCs for about 15 years, holding roles in the CSOC ranging from tier 1 analyst to CSOC architect. Previously with MITRE, Carson wrote “Ten Strategies of a World-Class Cybersecurity Operations Center,” which can be downloaded for free at http://bit.ly/1sKCOH9. He received a BS in Computer Engineering from Purdue University and an MS in Information Systems from George Mason University. Spotting Carson at Shmoocon is easy–just look for the guy in a kilt running around with two cameras.