Austin Taylor

Austin Taylor has an extensive background in Defensive and Offensive Cyber Operations and has performed incident response for some of the world's top Fortune companies. His expertise includes penetration testing, data science, threat hunting and User and Entity Behavioral Analytics (UEBA). He has taught data science courses for the last 3 years and is the author of "How to Build a World Class Monitoring System for Home, Small Office, or Enterprise Networks". In his off time, he teaches programming and conducts training at conferences. He currently serves as a Cyber Warfare Operator for the United States Air Force and is Director of Cybersecurity R&D at IronNet Cybersecurity. Austin holds multiple industry certifications including CISSP, GXPN, GMON, GCCC, GCIA, GCIH, GCPM, GSEC, GPEN, CEH, VCP, CCNA:Security.

More About Austin


Watch Austin present on Applied Data Science and Machine Learning at a recent SANS Summit:



A Machine Learning Primer for the Blue Team, Blueprint podcast


Taking Your SIEM to the Next Level with 3rd Party Tools and Scripts


Build a World Class Monitoring System for Home, Small Office and Enterprise Networks


  • Flare - A network analytic framework
  • Bluewall - A firewall framework designed for offensive and defensive cyber professionals
  • VulnWhisperer - Create actionable data from your Vulnerability Scans


You can read Austin's personal blog here.