BS, Roberts Wesleyan College; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology
Professor in the Computing Security department, received his MS in Information Technology from Rochester Institute of Technology. Since joining RIT in 2001, Professor Stackpole has been actively involved in the IT security area, especially in computer forensics, penetration testing and security competitions. His current research interests include system security, computer forensics and incident response, and training for blue and red teams. He has published papers in research conferences and journals and received grants from the DOD, RIT, ETRI, University of Tulsa, and private sector companies. Professor Stackpole teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in digital forensics and security and created and directed the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition at RIT. nationalcptc.org
In the News
October 30, 2020
New IEEE standard will significantly improve performance in switched data center networks
Computing researchers at RIT have developed a new loop-avoidance protocol that solves a key challenge faced in switched networks, including many of the data center networks that run our internet and cloud services.
May 21, 2020
RIT team prepares for virtual cyber defense national championship
RIT’s cyber defense team is getting a first-hand look at the challenges of socially distanced business operations, as they prepare for a new format of the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC). The annual championship is part of the nation’s largest college-level cyber defense competition, an extracurricular event that helps to train the next generation of cybersecurity experts.
March 25, 2020
RIT wins Northeast regional collegiate cyber defense competition
A team of RIT cybersecurity students is moving on to the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC) after taking first place at the Northeast regional competition March 20–22. The students pulled together a win, despite having to compete from separate locations across the country, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.