Stuart Madnick

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Stuart Madnick

About

Stuart Madnick is the John Norris Maguire Professor of Information Technologies, Emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Founding Director of Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan: the Interdisciplinary Consortium for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.Madnick’s involvement in cybersecurity research goes back to 1979, when he coauthored the book Computer Security. Currently, he heads the Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan Initiative, formerly called the Interdisciplinary Consortium for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, ­ aka (IC)3.              

Madnick holds a PhD in computer science from MIT and has been an MIT faculty member since 1972. He served as the head of MIT's Information Technologies Group in the Sloan School of Management for more than 20 years. He is the author or coauthor of more than 300 books, articles, and reports. Besides cybersecurity, his other research interests include Big Data, semantic connectivity, database technology, software project management, and the strategic use of information technology.Madnick has served as a consultant to major corporations and has been the cofounder of five high-tech firms. He currently operates the 14th-century Langley Castle Hotel in England. 

Publications

"Blockchain Isn’t as Unbreakable as You Think."

Madnick, Stuart. MIT Sloan Management Review, November 2019. Download Paper.

"Beyond Keywords: Tracking the Evolution of Conversational Clusters in Social Media."

​Houghton, James, Michael Siegel, Stuart Madnick, Nobuaki Tounaka, Kazutaka Nakamura, Takaaki Sugiyama, Daisuke Nakagawa, Buyanjargal Shirnen. Sociological Methods and Research Vol. 48, No. 3 (2019): 588-607. Download Paper.

"Casting the Dark Web in a New Light."

Huang, Keman, Michael Siegel, Keri Pearlson, and Stuart Madnick. MIT Sloan Management Review, July 2019.

"Decision-Making and Biases in Cybersecurity Capability Development: Evidence from a Simulation Game Experiment."

Jalali, Mohammad S., Michael Siegel, and Stuart Madnick. The Journal of Strategic Information Systems Vol. 28, No. 1 (2019): 66-82. Download Paper.

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