Computing That Serves

Casey Deccio

Professorial Status:
Assistant Professor
Office Phone:
3368 TMCB (Office Hours: Mon. 3-4pm, Thurs. 1-2pm, or by appt.)

Dr. Casey Deccio is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at Brigham Young University.  He earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from Brigham Young University in 2002 and 2004, respectively, and received a Ph.D. from UC Davis, in Computer Science, in 2010.

Prior to coming to BYU, Dr. Deccio was a Senior Research Scientist at Verisign Labs since 2014, where his research included DNS ecosystem tools, monitoring, measurement, and modeling, with the objective of increasing stability, security, and safety of the Internet.  Before that he was a Principal Research and Development Cyber Security Staff member at Sandia National Laboratories, where he had been employed since 2004 and where he was responsible for network-related research and development, including DNSSEC and IPv6 deployment efforts. While at Sandia he developed DNSViz, the widely used tool for DNS analysis and visualization. He also served as an ICANN Research Fellow supporting the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) in 2013.

Outside of work, he enjoys making music and participating in recreational activities with his wife and five children.
Research Interests:
Dr. Deccio's research interests are in network measurement and anti-abuse for improved stability and security of the Internet.