Damon McCoy

Damon Liwanu McCoy is an expert in the cybersecurity and cyber-physical security. An assistant professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering, he has also held teaching and research posts at the International Computer Science Institute; University of California, Berkeley; George Mason University; and University of California, San Diego. McCoy’s primary research focuses on security that is data-driven and based on empirical measurement and that enables the systematic identification of potential intervention points and evaluation of security defenses. He has contributed to dozens of publications and presented at many technical conferences on such subjects as cybercrime, automotive security and vulnerabilities, tracing money flows in bitcoin, and the underground economy. McCoy holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Colorado, Boulder.