Enterprise cyber-attacks are evolving into market stressors. AI can alleviate these issues and improve cyber-resilience.
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Michael Siegel is a Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management and is currently the Co-Director of the PROductivity from Information Technology (PROFIT) Project. Siegel’s research interests include the integration and use of information from multiple and the use of modeling and data analytics to analyze complex systems.
His work has been published in areas including the use of information technology in financial risk management and global financial systems, cybersecurity, applications of computation social science to analyze state stability, digital business, financial account aggregation, healthcare information systems, heterogeneous database systems, managing data semantics, query optimization, intelligent database systems, and learning in database systems.
He received his BS in engineering from Trinity College (1977), an MS in engineering from the Solar Energy Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1980), and an MA and PhD in computer science from Boston University (1989).
Featured Publication"Systematically Understanding the Cyber Attack Business: A Survey."
Huang, Keman, Michael Siegel, and Stuart Madnick. ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR) Vol. 51, No. 4 (2018): 1-36.
Featured Publication"Chapter 4: Fixing a Hole: The Labor Market for Bugs."
Ellis, Ryan, Keman Huang, Michael Siegel, Katie Moussouris, and James Houghton. In New Solutions for Cybersecurity, edited by Alex Pentland, David L. Shrier, and Howard Shrobe, 129-159. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2018.
Jalali, Mohammad, Michael Siegel, and Stuart Madnick. The Journal of Strategic Information Systems Vol. 28, No. 1 (2019): 66-82. Download Paper.
Zhu, Hongwei, Stuart E. Madnick and Michael D. Siegel. Journal of Management Information Systems Vol. 25, No. 1 (2008): 199-232.
Zhu, Hongwei, Stuart E. Madnick and Michael D. Siegel. International Journal of Electronic Business Vol. 6, No. 4 (2008): 319-341.
Ang, Wee Horng, Vicki Deng, Yang Lee, Stuart E. Madnick, Dinsha Mistree, Michael Siegel, Diane Strong, Richard Wang. FSTC Innovator: The Journal for Financial Services Technology Leaders Vol. 1, No. 1 (2007): 19-24.
"Successfully managing cyber resilience is necessary as organizations and executives face fines and other serious consequences."
"Through exploratory and interactive technology solutions, leaders can develop better foresight to manage economic aspects of cyber risk."
Cybersecurity Leadership for Non-Technical Executives
Cyber risk and cybersecurity are a source of frustration for executives and government officials who spend inordinate time and worry trying to protect their data from sophisticated phishing schemes, ransomware, and state-sponsored hacking. However, cybersecurity issues are not purely a technology problem—they are multi-headed hydras that need to be addressed with a multi-disciplinary approach. This cybersecurity course is not intended to provide guidance on IT infrastructure or troubleshooting, rather it focuses on the humanistic and managerial aspects of cybersecurity. As a participant in this cyber security training for executives course, you will be provided with a framework of managerial protocols to follow, resulting in a personalized playbook with actionable next steps towards creating a more cyber-aware culture within your organization.
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Cybersecurity for Managers
Minimizing cybercrime damage and disruption is not just the responsibility of the IT department; it’s every employee's job. There are managerial, strategic, and financial considerations in becoming cybersecure. This new online program helps you create a playbook with actionable next steps towards creating a more cyber-aware culture.
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