Dan Maunz

Incident Manager

Applied Security Intelligence

Dan Maunz is an Incident Manager in the Applied Security Intelligence organization at Cisco where he helps customers leverage their Cisco infrastructure to overcome emerging security challenges and respond to security related incidents.

In this role, Dan is responsible for creating, testing, and communicating effective threat mitigation techniques using Cisco product capabilities, providing technical expertise and coordinating efforts during customer security incidents, and developing forensic procedures for the post-incident analysis of intrusion events.

Dan is a CISSP (#466975) and holds numerous certifications from Cisco and other security technology vendors.

Dan has a BA in Psychology and a BS in Computer Science from the University of Maine, and master’s degrees in Information Technology and Digital Forensics from the University of Maryland.

Dan resides in Raleigh, North Carolina with his wife, and when not working or writing about something security related, enjoys travelling internationally, hiking, horseback riding, and digital photography.


May 4, 2022


Cisco StarOS Forensic Guide Published

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This document provides steps for assessing the integrity of and collecting forensic information from the Cisco ASR5000 and ASR5500 family of platforms, and Quantum Virtual Packet Core (QVPC) virtual machines running Cisco StarOS Software.

November 2, 2021


New Nexus Forensic Guide

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Cisco is pleased to announce a new forensic guide series of documents for Cisco NX--OS software and the Nexus series of switching platforms.

May 11, 2021


New Firepower Forensic Guides Announced

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Blog announces the publication of 2 new Firepower related forensic guides now available on the cisco.com security portal.

August 30, 2019


New Forensic Investigation Procedures for First Responder Guides

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Cisco announces a new series of guides that help customers and partners triage Cisco products that are suspected of being tampered with or compromised.