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Joe McGarvey

Joseph McGarvey

Associate Teaching Professor

Information Science

Dr. McGarvey joined Drexel University with more than 20 years of Advanced Cyber Security experience as a manager in the Energy Sector managing advance cybersecurity systems and critical infrastructure. As a Certified Information Systems Security Professional Dr. McGarvey specializes in industrial system cyber security including developing and managing Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, cyber data-analytics, cyber threat analysis, cyber vulnerabilities analysis, system mission cyber impacts, and mitigations strategies for cyber-risk assessments.


  • PhD., Argosy University, 2011, Higher education technology leadership and instruction, Chicago, Illinois
    Dissertation: “Surface Technology SU40 Table with Microsoft and Samsung design.
  • M. S., University of Louisville, 2008, Applied Assistive Technology, Louisville, Kentucky
  • BS, Cabrini College, 2005, Technology and Business, Radnor, Pennsylvania

Research/Teaching Interests

Advanced Cyber Security Topics, Computer and Network Digital Forensics, Operating Systems, Applied Cryptography, Applied Ethical Hacking and Penetration tools, Offensive Penetration and Hacking Tools, Advanced Security Techniques and Countermeasures, Network Administration, Web Application Security, Server Administration, Databases and Data Science and Security, Cloud Security, Block Chaining Encryption Standards