Danny Darden is a network engineer, a privacy advocate and security researcher. He is community college instructor in the Computer & Information Technology Department at Kilgore College and regularly teaches courses on information technology including computer security, computer networking, computer operating systems, cloud deployment and customer service.

Danny holds a MBA in Finance and International Business from LeTourneau University, a BS in Agriculture & Leadership Development from Texas A&M University, and an AS in Computer Science from Kilgore College. He has been active in the Association for Computing Machinery, and the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He reads Internet Engineering documents at bedtime.

Danny stays current by reading prolifically and by researching emerging technologies and megatrends. He has won several research, quality and marketing awards, has been a featured guest speaker on nationally syndicated radio, and developed one of the first bibliographic databases on the web for information command & control methods. His current research interests include natural language, neural network graphs, linear algebra, computational mathematics and applications, security analysis and data science.