Faculty Coordinate MIT Workshop on Cybersecurity Risk Analysis for Enterprises

September 23, 2014

Three Isenberg School of Management faculty members and a professor at the College of Engineering organized the workshop “Cybersecurity Risk Analysis for Enterprise Security” presented Sept. 19 at MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

Anna Nagurney and Senay Solak from the operations and information management department, Mila Getmansky Sherman of the finance department, and Wayne Burleson from electrical and computer engineering, supported the conference with proceeds from a $40,000 grant from the Advanced Cyber Security Center, a nonprofit consortium based in Bedford.

At the workshop, Nagurney presented “Network Science and Economics.” Sherman spoke on “Systematic Risk” and moderated a panel devoted to risk. Solak discussed “Cybersecurity Investment Optimization with Risk: Insights for Resource Allocation.” He and Nagurney also moderated a panel discussion on “Modeling and Optimization: How to Make Better Decisions for Cybersecurity.”

Panelists at the daylong event represented MIT, Biogen Idec, the U.S. Office of Financial Research, Liberty Mutual, the UMass President’s Office, State Street, MITRE and the Federal Reserve.