Dave Herrald

Dave Herrald

Dave is an information security professional in the Denver, Colorado area, where he works as a senior security architect for Splunk. He's currently working on the Splunk Boss of the SOC, performing research into high performing security operations teams, and helping Splunk customers solve advanced security problems. Dave previously held various security roles, including SE, consultant, penetration tester, architect/engineer/analyst, and information security officer. He also holds a number of security certifications including GIAC Security Expert (GSE) #79.

Official Title:

Senior Security Architect

What You Really Do:

Co-creator of Splunk Boss of the SOC. When I'm not BOTS-ing, I help customers solve interesting security problems with Splunk


Computer security, cycling, skiing, pickin' and a grinnin'

Favorite Quote:

"A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Favorite Album:

Damn the Torpedoes - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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