Tyler Moore, Ph.D. - The University of Tulsa
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Tyler Moore, Ph.D.

Chair of Cyber Studies

Tandy Endowed Chair in Cyber Security and Information Assurance

Professor of Computer Science


Tyler Moore is the Tandy Professor of Cyber Security in the School of Cyber Studies and the Tandy School of Computer Science at The University of Tulsa. He is the inaugural chairperson of the School of Cyber Studies, an interdisciplinary department that offers cyber degrees at the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. levels. His research focuses on security economics, cybercrime measurement, and cybersecurity policy. He is a founding editor in chief of the Journal of Cybersecurity, an interdisciplinary journal published by Oxford University Press. Prior to joining TU, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Research on Computation and Society (CRCS) at Harvard University, the Hess Visiting assistant professor of computer science at Wellesley College, and an assistant professor at Southern Methodist University. A British Marshall Scholar, Moore completed his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge, while he holds B.S. degrees in computer science and applied mathematics from The University of Tulsa.

Awards and Honors

  • Zelimir Schmidt Award for Outstanding Research, The University of Tulsa, 2018
    CAREER Award, US National Science Foundation, 2017
  • Cybersecurity Fellow, New America, 2016–17
  • Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, 2014
  • Best Paper Award, International Workshop on Cyber Crime, 2014
  • Best Paper Award, 7th Anti-Phishing Working Group eCrime Researchers Summit, 2012
  • Inaugural Gordon Prize in Managing Cybersecurity Resources, 2009
  • Publication of the Year, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, 2008
  • Best Paper Award, 2nd Anti-Phishing Working Group eCrime Researchers Summit, 2007
  • Best Paper Award, 4th European Workshop on Security and Privacy in Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks, 2007
  • Marshall Scholarship, 2004–2007
  • US National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2004–2008
  • Goldwater Scholarship, 2003


  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Cambridge, St. John’s College, 2008
  • B.S., Applied Mathematics, The University of Tulsa, 2004

Research interests and areas of expertise

  • Security economics
  • Cybercrime measurement
  • Critical infrastructure protection
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Cybersecurity policy