Associate Professor

Department STEM

Mailing Address

Regis College

235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493


    Dr. Duhainy is an Associate professor in the School of Arts and Sciences, STEM department, and director of the cybersecurity program. For his PhD dissertation, he has worked on developing the most effective approach for deploying a context- and location-aware network, which is particularly important to the U.S. government as it will allow hands-off processing and the tracking of medical supplies and weaponry. His research focused on RFID deployment methods, minimizing the required number of passive and active tags, and the power requirements needed to operate the networks. His research work includes using software agents to safeguard computer networks from attack. He is also involved in various security-related research projects, Virtual Reality Interoperability and Security, Multi-Factor Authentication, Radio Waves Interference, Nefarious Code Detection, and System Vulnerabilities and Assessments. Dr. Duhainy’s teaching interest and courses taught at the Master’s and Doctoral levels include Ethical Hacking tools and incident handling techniques, legal issues in Cybercrime, Operating System and Network Architecture, Fundamentals of Information Assurance, Telecommunications and Networking, Information Assurance and Risk Management, Information and Systems Security, Computer Law, Crime, and Investigation, Information Security Governance, Seminar in Information Security, Development of Proactive and Reactive Security Plans.

    Prof. Duhainy has developed entire graduate and undergraduate programs in Cybersecurity CIO, CISO, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessments and Digital Forensic Examination.

    He is a member of the IEEE, ACM, ISC2, Cisco Networking Academy. Dr. Duhainy was trained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Director of National Intelligence (DNI), United States Secret Service (USSS), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security Agency (NSA) on various topics. He serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Cybersecurity and Telecommunication topics.

    Classes Taught

    Digital Forensics

    Ethical Hacking

    Introduction to Cybersecurity

    Networking Concepts

    Risk Analysis


    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Walden University, Minneapolis, MN

    Master of Science, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

    Bachelor of Science, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

    "Robert Duhainy(Associate Professor and Cybersecurity Program Director) published multiple articles on:

    Duhainy, R (2017). Mobile Security, A US intelligence dilemma, The Colloquium for Information System Security Education (CISSE) Proceedings of the 21th Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV - June 2016

    Duhainy, R (2016). Internet Traffic Analysis, implications to Homeland Security, The Colloquium for Information System Security Education (CISSE) Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA - June 2015