Henry Coffman

Mason CYSE professor Henry Coffman
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Professor, Department of Cyber Security Engineering

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​​​​​​Dr. Henry Coffman gained more than 31 years of experience in Information Technology (IT) and cyber security through the Department of Defense and Interpol. He later served as the Cybersecurity Program Lead for Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) for 17 years. His cybersecurity degree program received the NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense designation and the ABET accreditation, one of two programs first in the world with such distinction.  His primary focus at GMU is academic instruction in the CYSE undergraduate degree program. Dr. Coffman is certified as a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and is also affiliated with the International Security Consortium (ISC)2, the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), the Virginia Cyber Range Executive Committee (at Virginia Tech), and the International Technology Honor Society (EPT).


  • Ph.D., Information Security, George Mason University (2007)