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Scaife, Nolen Assistant Professor

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Research

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  • Dr. Scaife's research focuses on consumer protection and developing deployable solutions to real-world security issues. In particular, his research investigates fundamental weaknesses in existing payment systems and networks. His work on payment systems security and ransomware has been covered by the Associated Press, Forbes, and numerous other media outlets. His work has resulted in two startups.

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  • security,cybersecurity,payment systems,payments,ransomware,malware,consumer protection,home networks

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Teaching

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  • CSCI 4830 - Special Topics in Computer Science
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
    Covers topics of interest in computer science at the senior undergraduate level. Content varies from semester to semester. Only 9 credit hours from CSCI 4830 and/or CSCI 4831 can count toward Computer Science BS or BA.
  • CSCI 4950 - Senior Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 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 6950 - Master's Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
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  • CSCI 7000 - Current Topics in Computer Science
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020
    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.
  • CYBR 5830 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020 / Fall 2020
    Current topics in Telecommunications. Formerly TLEN 5830.

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