Dr. Tyler Moore, Co-Director
Dr. Tyler Moore is the Tandy Associate Professor of Cyber Security and Information Assurance in the Tandy School of Computer Science at the University of Tulsa. He also directs the Security Economics Lab at TU. Tyler was introduced to StopBadware during his time as a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Research on Computation and Society (CRCS) at Harvard University and a visiting professor at Wellesley College. After several years of advising and leading StopBadware research projects, Tyler agreed to assume leadership of the organization.
Dr. Moore's research interests include security economics, cybercrime measurement, digital currencies and cybersecurity policy. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, supervised by Prof. Ross Anderson. You can find his full academic bio here.
Dr. Marie Vasek, Co-Director
After working as StopBadware's testing intern from 2011-2012, Marie rejoined StopBadware in August 2013 as the organization's research scientist. She has since been promoted to Co-Director of StopBadware. She manages the malware testing process, investigates trends in Web-based malware, and maintains StopBadware's systems and server infrastructure. She also maintains our outreach with webmasters and other infrastructure operators.
Marie is an assistant professor of computer science at the University of New Mexico. Her research interests include computer security, particularly in using economics as a tool to help explain how cybercriminals operate. She earned a BA from Wellesley College with departmental honors in computer science, an MS from Southern Methodist University, and a PhD from the University of Tulsa.