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Massey, Dan Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. Massey's research focuses on cyber security and networking challenges, with an emphasis toward applied research in cyber security the Cyber Physical Systems that includes vehicles, medical devices, the smart grid, the Internet of Things, and smart communities, The unifying theme addresses cybersecurity challenges that occur at the intersection of the cyber and physical worlds. Dr. Massey is part of a team developing cybersecurity curriculum for both K-12 and collegiate programs. Dr. Massey has also worked extensively in network security and network architectures, including Internet routing and naming. Dr. Massey is a co-editor of the DNS Security Standard (RFCs 4033, 4034, and 4035).

keywords

  • Cybersecurity for both traditional IT systems and cyber physical systems including automobiles, medical devices, smart grid, the Internet of Things, Smart Communities, Development of Cybersecurity Curriculum at both the K-12 and collegiate levels

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • ASEN 5519 - Selected Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Reflects upon specialized aspects of aerospace engineering sciences. Course content is indicated in the online Class Search. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours. Recommended prerequisite: varies.
  • COEN 5830 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Explores topics of interest in engineering. Content varies by instructor and semester. May be repeated for up to 9 total credit hours.
  • CSCI 3403 - Introductions to CyberSecurity for a Converged World
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
    Introduces core concepts in cybersecurity including confidentiality, integrity, authentication, risk management, and adversarial thinking. The concepts will be applied to both traditional information technology (IT) systems and cyber physical systems (CPS). At the conclusion of the course students should have a solid foundation in cybersecurity and hands-on experience.
  • CSCI 4950 - Senior Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Provides an opportunity for senior computer science majors to conduct exploratory research in computer science. Department enforced restriction, successful completion of a minimum of 36 credit hours of Computer Science coursework and approved WRTG. May be repeated up to 8 total credit hours.
  • CSCI 5403 - Introduction to CyberSecurity for a Converged World
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Introduces core concepts in cybersecurity including confidentiality, integrity, authentication, risk management, and adversarial thinking. The concepts will be applied to both traditional information technology (IT) systems and cyber physical systems (CPS). At the conclusion of the course, students should have a solid foundation in cybersecurity and hands-on experience. Degree credit not granted for this course and CYBR 5300.
  • CSCI 7000 - Current Topics in Computer Science
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Covers research topics of current interest in computer science that do not fall into a standard subarea. May be repeated up to 8 total credit hours.
  • CSPB 3403 - Introductions to CyberSecurity for a Converged World
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020 / Summer 2020 / Fall 2020
    Introduces core concepts in cybersecurity including confidentiality, integrity, authentication, risk management, and adversarial thinking. The concepts will be applied to both traditional information technology (IT) systems and cyber physical systems (CPS). At the conclusion of the course students should have a solid foundation in cybersecurity and hands-on experience.
  • CYBR 5300 - Introduction to CyberSecurity
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Summer 2020
    Introduces core concepts in cybersecurity including confidentiality, integrity, authentication, risk management, and adversarial thinking. The concepts will be applied to both traditional information technology (IT) systems and cyber physical systems (CPS). The course provides a cyber security foundation that will allow practitioners in other fields apply to understand cyber security trade-offs and will also provide interested students with a basis further study in cyber security. At the conclusion of the course, students should have a solid foundation in cybersecurity and hands-on experience. Degree credit not granted for this course and CSCI 5403. Recommended restriction: for graduate students only.
  • CYBR 5830 - Special Topics
    Secondary Instructor - Summer 2020
    Current topics in Telecommunications. Formerly TLEN 5830.
  • IAFS 3000 - Special Topics in International Affairs
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2020
    Junior or senior level umbrella seminar spanning a variety of topics relevant to the study of international affairs. Subjects addressed under this heading vary according to student interest and faculty availability. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours.
  • MCEN 5228 - Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest. May be repeated up to 15 credit hours.

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International Activities

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