Dr. Tyler Moore, Director
Dr. Tyler Moore is the Tandy Assistant 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.
Marie Vasek, Research Scientist
After working as StopBadware's testing intern from 2011-2012, Marie rejoined StopBadware in August 2013 as the organization's research scientist. She manages the malware testing process, investigates trends in Web-based malware, and maintains StopBadware's systems and server infrastructure.
Marie is a PhD student in computer science at the University of Tulsa. Her research interests include computer security, particularly in using economics as a tool to help explain how cybercriminals operate. She earned her B.A. from Wellesley College with departmental honors in computer science and her M.S. from Southern Methodist University. In her free time—albeit rare—she enjoys baking bread, hiking in the woods, and reading a slew of webcomics.