Damon McCoy

Damon McCoy

Assistant Professor

Computer Science & Engineering


Damon McCoy is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at New York University's Tandon School of Engineering. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is a member of the the Center for Automotive Embedded Systems Security (CAESS) that conducted one of the first security analysis of a modern automobile. His research focuses on empirically measuring the security and privacy of technology systems and their intersections with society. Currently, his primary focus is on online payment systems, economics of cybercrime, automotive systems, privacy enhancing technologies and censorship resistance.


University of Colorado, Boulder, 2009

Ph.D., Computer Science

University of Colorado, Boulder, 1999

B.S., Computer Science


International Computer Science Institute

Research Interests

Security and Privacy, Measurement, Networking