Kent has spent 30+ years in software development, global network operations, vulnerability and network security arenas. A founding and active member of the CVE Editorial Board. He is currently involved with multiple global vulnerability related standards efforts. Kent has lead cyber threat information sharing research, standards and development efforts and co-authored the IETF's RFC 7203 and chairs the ISAO SO ISWG. He is active in the NIST Cybersecurity Framework development, participating and presenting in workshops, and co-authoring 'The Cybersecurity Framework in Action: An Intel Use Case. Previously Kent was the chief McAfee Labs Vulnerability Group Architect, as well as one of McAfee's Principal Architects. He holds patents in DNS, Email and Software Patch Distribution.