Omer Farooq is a security analyst at Independent Security Evaluators in Baltimore, MD. His primary areas of interest include security assessment, embedded and mobile software development and system engineering. He is a Ph.D. candidate in the Computer and Electrical Engineering department at University of Maryland at Baltimore County (UMBC), researching passive network routing in wireless sensor networks using signal processing and machine learning techniques for data analytics. He holds a B.S. degree in computer engineering from Stony Brook University and an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.