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GRADUATE SCHOOL OF OPERATIONAL AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Alan Shaffer, PhD


Senior Lecturer; Commander(Ret), USN
Information Sciences Department
Cyber Academic Group
Computer Science Department
Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, California

Office: Glasgow Hall East, Rm. 218 (GE-218)
Phone: 831-656-3319, DSN 756-3319
E-mail:

EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D., Computer Science: Naval Postgraduate School, 2008
  • M.S., Computer Science: Naval Postgraduate School, 1995
  • B.S., Computer Science: U.S. Naval Academy, 1986

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Security domain modeling
  • High assurance systems
  • Data science, Big data analytics
  • Cloud computing
  • Network virtualization

TEACHING:

  • CS2020 - Introduction to Programming
  • CS3021 - Intermediate Programming and Data Structures
  • CS3022 - Programming Paradigms
  • CS3600 - Introduction to Computer Security
  • CS3670 - Secure Management of Systems
  • CS4605 - Secure Policies, Models and Formal Methods
  • CS4650 - Fundamentals of Information Systems Security Engineering
  • CY3520 - Practical Network Operations
  • CY4650 - Information Management for Cyber Operations
  • CY4710 - Adversarial Cyberspace Operations

SELECT PUBLICATIONS: Google Scholar listing

THESES:

P-3C "Orion" aircraft from VP-31 at NAS Moffett Field, CA, flying formation over the Golden
Gate Bridge.

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