The Interdisciplinary Telecom Program is a highly-integrated and comprehensive graduate program combining technology, policy, and business with hands-on experience, which capitalizes on our cutting-edge security, telecom, and wireless labs. Expand your career by mastering the latest internet technologies, essential business skills, and policy knowledge to achieve success in today’s rapidly changing high-tech world.

About Daniel Massey

DanMasseyHerbstPlazaPrior to joining CU Boulder, Dr. Massey served as program manager at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate, Cyber Security Division. During his tenure, he developed and managed programs where researchers identified, addressed, and deployed cyber security solutions to improve the security and resilience of the Internet. Massey led programs that ranged from distributed denial of service defense to cyber-physical system security for vehicles, medical devices and building controls, to Internet security. He is co-editor of the Internet Engineering Task Force Domain Name System Security standard (DNSSEC). He also worked on network infrastructure and future network architecture design.

Massey has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications, including publications in the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Data Communications (SIGCOMM) and in INFOCOM, standards work in the Internet Engineering Task Force, and deployed systems work that was presented at North American Network Operators Group. He has served as associate editor and guest editor for a number of journals, chaired workshops and events on networks and cybersecurity, and has held elected positions for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Massey has provided consulting services for both startup and Fortune 500 companies and has served as Chief Science Officer at a Colorado-based network infrastructure security company. 

His current areas of interest include network infrastructure, open source security, denial of service defense, cyber-physical systems, and bringing cybersecurity education to public schools.