PacketSled Names Aaron Eppert as its VP of Engineering

PacketSled Names Aaron Eppert as its VP of Engineering

PacketSled announced today that Aaron Eppert has been named VP of Engineering. At PacketSled, Eppert has been a leader in building out the platform architecture and adding important protocols to the company's sensor framework, including HL-7 (for healthcare), DHCPv6, TFTP, MQTT, BACnet and EXIF as well as shepherding the integration of the Lua Scripting Language into Bro IDS along with numerous performance enhancements to the core architecture of Bro IDS.

"We are very fortunate to have Aaron in a leadership position at PacketSled and congratulate him on this new role," said John Keister, CEO of PacketSled. "Aaron has been a driving force at the company for many years, and his expertise in the security space is invaluable to us."

Aaron is an industry expert in protocol analysis, embedded programming, reverse engineering and implementation. He is a committer to Bro IDS Open Source Repository, including bringing the SMB Protocol Analyzer to Bro. He is a sought-after trainer and mentor of the Bro Ecosystem and a recognized expert in binary analysis, the Bro Scripting Language and Plugin development. 

Aaron has spent much of his career working with companies that support US Government security projects, decoding nation-state level adversarial campaigns in support of the Air Force CERT and Air Force Office of Special Investigations amongst other agencies. Aaron has previously worked at Northrop-Grumman and Accenture in support of the US Government and Fortune 50 companies respectively. He graduated with a BS in Computer Science from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

About PacketSled

PacketSled is the network analytics platform of choice for security teams globally. Used by enterprises and MSSPs for real-time data analysis, threat hunting and incident response, the platform leverages continuous internal network monitoring and retrospection to provide network forensics and security analytics. Security teams can integrate PacketSled into their orchestration engine, SIEM, or use PacketSled independently to dramatically reduce the resources required to respond to persistent threats, malware, insider attacks, and nation state espionage efforts.

The company has been named an innovator in leading publications and by security analysts, including SC Magazine, earning a finalist award in 2018 for network visibility. For continuous product updates and industry news, please visit us at or follow us @packetsled.