Dr. Maria Moloney is affiliated with the School of Computer Science at UCD (University College Dublin) and formerly collaborated with the Centre for Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigations (CCI) at UCD. She is currently a Fulbright TechImpact Scholar studying cybercrime and criminal behavior in online settings with Professor Maimon, Head of the Evidence-Based Cybersecurity Research Group in the Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology at Georgia State University.
Her research interests lie in the areas of Informational Privacy, Cybersecurity and Security by Design. Her work has been published in international journals such as the International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics and presented at prestigious conferences such as the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS).
Earlier in her career, she was Head of Research at Escher Group Holdings Plc, the leading software supplier to the postal industry worldwide. She was awarded a Government of Ireland Research Scholarship under the Embark Initiative to pursue her Ph.D. in Information Systems at Trinity College Dublin, which she completed in 2014