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Daniel Best

Cyber Security Researcher
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: J4-45
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • Arendt DL, DM Best, ER Burtner, and C Paul. 2016. "CyberPetri at CDX 2016: Real-time Network Situation Awareness." In IEEE Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security (VizSec 2016), October 24, 2016, Baltimore, Maryland.  IEEE, PISCATAWAY, NJ.  doi:10.1109/VIZSEC.2016.7739584


  • Oehmen CS, TE Carroll, PR Paulson, DM Best, CF Noonan, SR Thompson, JL Jensen, GA Fink, and ES Peterson. 2015. "Behavior-dependent Routing: Responding to Anomalies with Automated Low-cost Measures." In SafeConfig 2015: Proceedings of the 2015 Workshop on Automated Decision Making for Active Cyber Defense, October 12-16, 2015, Denver, Colorado, pp. 55-58.  Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY.  doi:10.1145/2809826.2809835


  • Best DM, A Endert, and D Kidwell. 2014. "7 Key Challenges for Visualization in Cyber Network Defense." In Proceedings of the Eleventh Workshop on Visualization for Cyber Security (VizSec 2014), November 10, 2014, Paris, France, pp. 33-40.  ACM , New York, NY.  doi:10.1145/2671491.2671497
  • Webster JB, LE Erikson, ZN Gastelum, VA Lewis, DM Best, EA Hogan, and S Chikkagoudar. 2014. "SIGNATURES OF ILLICIT NUCLEAR PROCUREMENT NETWORKS: AN OVERVIEW OF PRELIMINARY APPROACHES AND RESULTS." In Proceedings of the Information Analysis Technologies, Techniques and Methods for Safeguards, Nonproliferation and Arms Control Verification Workshop, May 12-14, 2014, Portland, Oregon, pp. 157-167.  Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM), Deerfield, IL. 


  • Pike WA, DM Best, DV Love, and SJ Bohn. 2013. "Data-Intensive Visual Analysis for Cyber Security." Chapter 10 in Data Intensive Computing: Architectures, Algorithms, and Applications , ed. I Gorton and DK Gracio, pp. 258-286.  Cambridge University Press, New York, NY. 
  • Fink GA, DM Best, DO Manz, VM Popovsky, and BE Endicott-Popovsky. 2013. "Gamification for Measuring Cyber Security Situational Awareness." In Foundations of Augmented Cognition, 7th International Conference on Augmented Cognition, July 21-26, 2013, Las Vegas, Nevada. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8027, ed. DD Schmorrow and CM Fidopiastis, pp. 656-665.  Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany.  doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39454-6_70


  • Best DM, JR Bruce, ST Dowson, OJ Love, and LR McGrath. 2012. "Web-Based Visual Analytics for Social Media." In Proceedings of the Sixth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, June 4-6, 2012, Dublin, Ireland.  Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, Palo Alto, CA. 


  • Best DM, RP Hafen, BK Olsen, and WA Pike. 2011. "Atypical Behavior Identification in Large Scale Network Traffic." In 1st IEEE Symposium on Large Scale Data Analysis and Visualization (LDAV 2011), October 23-24, 2011, Providence, Rhode Island, ed. D Rogers and CT Silva, pp. 15-22.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/LDAV.2011.6092312
  • Love OJ, DM Best, JR Bruce, ST Dowson, and CS Larmey. 2011. "Visual Text Analytics for Impromptu Analysts." In IEEE Workshop on Interactive Visual Text Analytics for Decision Making (at VisWeek 2011), October 23-28, 2011 Providence, Rhode Island.  IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA. 


  • Best DM, and RR Lewis. 2010. "GWVis: A Tool for Comparative Ground-Water Data Visualization." Computers & Geosciences 36(11):1436-1442.  doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2010.04.006
  • Best DM, SJ Bohn, DV Love, AS Wynne, and WA Pike. 2010. "Real-Time Visualization of Network Behaviors for Situational Awareness." In Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security, pp. 79-90.  ACM , New York, NY.  doi:10.1145/1850795.1850805
  • Hui PSY, JR Bruce, GA Fink, ML Gregory, DM Best, LR McGrath, and A Endert. 2010. "Towards Efficient Collaboration in Cyber Security." In International Symposium on Collaboration and Security (CTS '10) , pp. 489 - 498.  IEEE , Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/CTS.2010.5478473


  • Pike WA, JR Bruce, RL Baddeley, DM Best, L Franklin, RA May, II, DM Rice, RM Riensche, and K Younkin. 2009. "The Scalable Reasoning System: Lightweight Visualization for Distributed Analytics." Information Visualization 8(1):71-84. 
  • Dowson ST, JR Bruce, DM Best, RM Riensche, L Franklin, and WA Pike. 2009. "Visual Analytics for Law Enforcement: Deploying a Service-Oriented Analytic Framework for Web-based Visualization ." In Proceedings of the SPIE: Visual Analytics for Homeland Defense and Security, vol. 7346, ed. WJ Tolone and W Ribarsky, p. Paper No. 734603.  Proceedings of SPIE Volume: 7346, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.820305


  • Pike WA, JR Bruce, RL Baddeley, DM Best, L Franklin, RA May, II, DM Rice, RM Riensche, and K Younkin. 2008. "The Scalable Reasoning System: Lightweight Visualization for Distributed Analytics." In IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST), pp. 131-138.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ. 
  • Baddeley RL, K Younkin, RM Riensche, DM Best, WA Pike, and RA May, II. 2008. "From Desktop to Field: Deploying Visual Incident Analysis for Law Enforcement." In IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, pp. 209-214.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/THS.2008.4534451

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