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Steve Beaty

Beaty, Steve


Computers/Information Technology, Consumer Behavior, Consumer Issues, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Data Security/Hacking, Fraud


Computer security and crime, Firewalls, Viruses, Internet blogs, Software development, Protecting children, Internet consumerism and safety, Identity theft

Degree: Ph.D.

Title: Interim Chair and Professor

Department: Computer Science


Office Phone: 303-615-0173

Mobile Phone: 970-690-1928

Interviewed by: Scripps Media, CIO Magazine, CW2, 850KOA, The Denver Post, 9NEWS, Denver7, FOX31, CBS4, La Voz Bilingüe

Social Media: Linkedin


Steve Beaty, Ph.D., has an extensive background in both the theoretic and pragmatic aspects of computers and networks.  He wrote compilers at Cray Computer, managed a large group of developers and was a software test architect at Hewlett-Packard.  He was also the security team lead at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder.

At Metropolitan State University of Denver, Beaty is currently a professor of Computer Science and has served as chair of the Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department and interim vice-president for Information Technology. He works on a number of open-source projects, consults with a variety of businesses and interviews regularly with the media. 

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