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Casey Deccio

Casey Deccio

Senior Research Scientist


Education

B.S., Computer Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
M.S., Computer Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Ph.D., Computer Science, UC Davis, Davis CA

Biography

Casey Deccio is a Senior Research Scientist at Verisign Labs. His interests include protocol analysis and improvement and tool development, with the objective of increasing stability, security, and safety of the Internet. Among his research and development focuses are DNSSEC deployment enhancements, DNS ecosystem tools/monitoring, and the measurement, modeling, and analysis of deployed Internet protocols, including DNS/DNSSEC and IPv6.

Previously, Casey 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. At Sandia he developed DNSViz, the widely used Web-based tool for DNS analysis and visualization. Casey also served as an ICANN Research Fellow supporting the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) in 2013.

Casey 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 2010, also in Computer Science. His dissertation was a study of dependencies in the DNS, which form a model for quantifying and improving DNS availability through careful deployment practices.

Outside of work, Casey enjoys making music and participating in recreational activities with his wife and four children.

Publications

Casey Deccio
Detecting and Quantifying Abusive IPv6 SMTP. NANOG 62.
2014
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Casey Deccio
"What’s in a Name (collision)?" Modeling and Quantifying Collision Potential. Workshop and Prize on Root Causes and Mitigation of Name Collisions (WPNC).
2014
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Casey Deccio
Detecting and Quantifying Abusive IPv6 SMTP. 2014 Internet2 Technical Exchange.
2014
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Casey Deccio
Portable DNS Analysis. DNS-OARC Spring 2014 Workshop.
2014
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Casey Deccio
DNSViz - Monitoring. Analysis. and Visualization. DNS-OARC Fall 2013 Workshop
2013
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Casey Deccio
Profiling Internet Spammers Using Passive Dual-stack Observation. AIMS-5
2013
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Casey Deccio
Qualitative DNS Measurement Perspectives. NANOG 59
2013
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Casey Deccio
Qualitative DNS Measurement Perspectives. TIP 2013
2013
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Casey Deccio
Solutions and Challenges in Securing the Domain Name System. University of Nevada, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering
2013
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Casey Deccio
"From 0 to 6 in...”: IPv6 deployment experiences at Sandia National Laboratories. Winter 2012 ESCC/Internet2 Joint Techs
2012
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Casey Deccio
Assessing and Improving the Quality of DNSSEC Deployment. AIMS-4
2012
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Casey Deccio
Deploying IPv6 in the Enterprise. ARIN XXIX
2012
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Casey Deccio
Facilitating Global DNSSEC Deployment. NANOG 54
2012
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Casey Deccio
Maintenance. Mishaps and Mending in Deployments of the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC). International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection 5
2012
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Casey Deccio
Qualitative DNS Measurement Perspectives. ISC/CAIDA Data Collaboration Workshop
2012
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Casey Deccio, J. Sedayao, K. Kant, P. Mohapatra
Quantifying DNS Namespace Influence. Computer Networks
2012
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K. Kant and Casey Deccio
Security and Robustness in the Internet Infrastructure. Handbook on Securing Cyber-Physical Critical Infrastructure
2012
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Casey Deccio
Turning Down the Lights: Darknet Deployment Lessons Learned. DUST 2012
2012
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Casey Deccio
A Case for Comprehensive DNSSEC Monitoring and Analysis Tools. SATIN 2011
2011
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Casey Deccio
Maintenance, Mishap, and Mending in DNSSEC Deployment. DNS EASY 2011
2011
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Casey Deccio
Modeling DNS Security: Misconfiguration, Availability, and Visualization. CERIAS Security Seminar
2011
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Casey Deccio, J. Sedayao, K. Kant, P. Mohapatra
Quantifying and Improving DNSSEC Availability. ICCCN 2011
2011
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Casey Deccio
Quantifying the Impact of DNSSEC Misconfiguration. NANOG 51
2011
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Casey Deccio
DNSSEC Visualization. NANOG 49
2010
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Casey Deccio
DNSViz: A DNS Visualization Tool. 2010 DNS-OARC Workshop
2010
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Casey Deccio, J. Sedayao, K. Kant, P. Mohapatra
Measuring Availability in the Domain Name System. INFOCOM '10
2010
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Casey Deccio
Modeling DNS Security: Misconfiguration, Availability, and Visualization. BYU Computer Science Dept. Colloquium
2010
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Casey Deccio
Quantifying and Improving DNS Availability. University of California Davis
2010
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Casey Deccio
Quantifying the Impact of DNSSEC Misconfiguration. 2010 DNS-OARC Workshop
2010
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Casey Deccio
Troubleshooting DNSSEC Visually. Summer 2010 ESCC/Internet2 Joint Techs
2010
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Casey Deccio
Visual DNSSEC Troubleshooting with DNSViz. RIPE 60
2010
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Casey Deccio, C-C. Chen, J. Sedayao, K. Kant, P. Mohapatra
Quality of Name Resolution in the Domain Name System. ICNP '09
2009
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Casey Deccio, J. Ekstrom, D. R. Partridge, K. Tew, C. Knutson
A Study of the Suitability of IrOBEX for High-speed Exchange of Large Data Objects. GLOBECOM '03
2003
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