Secure64, the leading provider of Genuinely Secure DNS servers, announced today that Dr. Dan Massey, cyber security expert and co-author of multiple DNSSEC RFCs, has joined the Secure64 executive team as Chief Scientist.
“Dan brings a uniquely qualified background to Secure64,” says Joe Gersch, Secure64 CEO and President. “His intimate knowledge of DNSSEC; his deep experience in cyber security, particularly around DNS data and behaviors; his prolific publishing and his passion for a secure internet; all of these qualities indicate that he is the ideal person to provide the technology direction for the company.”
Dr. Massey has more than 25 years of research and management experience and has authored over 100 peer reviewed publications on networking and cyber security, including co-authorship of multiple DNSSEC RFCs. He is also a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Prior to joining Secure64, Dan was a Programme Manager in the Cyber Security Division, Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). At DHS, he developed and managed the Cyber Physical Systems (CPSSEC) program that focused on cyber security for automobiles, medical devices, building controls, and other systems that combine the cyber and physical worlds. He also developed and managed the Distributed Denial of Service Defense (DDoSD) that includes security solutions for both traditional IT environments and key telephony services such as 911 and NG911. Dr. Massey has served as the Principal Investigator on research funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Department of Homeland Security. He earned his doctorate in computer science from the University of California, Los Angeles.