Colonel Dan Bennett was commissioned a distinguished military graduate in 1994 from the Colorado School of Mines as a Signal Officer. He has a B.S. in Engineering (Electrical Specialty), and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering. His most recent operational experience was as the Cyberspace Operations Infrastructure and Special Projects lead for the Commander of the Cyber National Mission Force, U.S. Cyber Command. He is currently assigned as the Chief of Research of the Army Cyber Institute at West Point.