Bachelor of Science in Mathematics-Computer Science summa cum laude, State University of New York, Brockport, 1979. Master of Science in Information and Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Information and Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1986.
Doctor of Science (honorary), State University of New York, 2005.
Research scientist II Software Engineering Research Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 1986-1987. Assistant professor computer science Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1987-1993, associate professor computer science, 1993-1997, professor, since 1997, professor philosophy, since 2000, professor electrical and computer engineering, since 2003, professor communication, since 2003, professor technical, since 2005. Founder, director COAST Laboratory, 1993-1998.
Director Center Education & Research Information Assurance & Security, since 1998. Member advisory board Journal Information Systems Security, 1991-1998. Distinguished lecturer Applied Computer Security Associates, 2000.
Member external Information Technology research review panel MITRE board directors, 2006. Member numerous advisory and supervisory boards in field. Presenter, keynote speaker conferences in field.
Instructor American Red Cross, Atlanta, 1984-1987, Lafayette, Indiana, 1987-1989. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior, member editorial task force 2002, Meritorious Service award 1992, Golden Core award 1996, charter member Computer Society's Golden Core), Association Computing Machinery (member education council since 2006, chairman self-assessment committee 1991-1996, International Science and Engineering Fair awards committee 1992-1994, member United States public policy committee, member editorial board transactions on Information and Systems Security 1999-2004, Making Difference award 2004), Purdue Teaching Academy. Member Info Systems Security Association (honorary, life, named to Hall Fame, 2001), Research Center Computers and Society (associate, national advisory board 1989-1900), USENIX Association, Sun User Group (board directors 1996-1997), Computer Security Institute, IDA Defense Science Study Group V, Sigma Xi, Upsilon Pi Epsilon.
Married Kathleen Ann Heaphy, November 2, 1985.