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Cindy Casey is the Program Coordinator and Professor of Practice for Gwynedd Mercy University's Computer Information Science Program for the School of Arts and Sciences. Professor Casey earned her MS in Economic Crime Forensics as well as a graduate certificate in Cybersecurity from La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA, where she graduated top of her class and was awarded a scholarship from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiner’s Philadelphia Chapter.
Professor Casey also has a graduate certificate in Digital Forensics from DeSales University in Center Valley, PA; a BS in Computing Security and Technology from Drexel University, in Philadelphia, PA; and is currently a doctoral student pursuing a degree in Technology and Artificial Intelligence at Capitol Technology University in Washington, DC.
While at Drexel, Professor Casey worked as a research assistant and was the 2011 Research Day Winner, for her work, Computation and Modeling (Non-Bio) Category – “Thinking Outside the Box – A Practitioner's Guide to Xbox Forensics. After receiving her AAS from Philadelphia Community College in Digital Forensics, Professor Casey completed an internship with the Montgomery County Computer Crime Lab in Pennsylvania.
Professor Casey’s research interests include network and RAM forensics, cybersecurity, malware, steganography, artificial intelligence, and the forensic analysis of non-traditional devices. Some of her selected conference proceedings and journal publications include the IEEE Wireless Telecommunications Symposium in Europe, the Conference on Digital Forensics, Security, and Law (ADFSL), and the International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime.
As a finalist in the US Cyber Challenge, Professor Casey was awarded a scholarship to and attended the 2013 East-Coast USCC Cyber Security Camp sponsored by DHS in Roanoke, VA. She was also a US Cyber Challenge finalist and scholarship recipient in 2014 and 2015. Professor Casey does consultation work for law enforcement as well as the private sector.
Professor Casey facilitates GMercyU’s Girls Who Code after-school program teaching programming to girls ages 12 through 16 years old in order to encourage females to pursue careers in computing and technology where women are currently underrepresented.