Stuart Madnick

Faculty

Stuart Madnick

About

Stuart Madnick is the John Norris Maguire Professor of Information Technologies at the MIT Sloan School of Management, a Professor of Engineering Systems at the MIT School of Engineering, 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

"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. Forthcoming. Download Paper.

"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.

"A Systems Theoretic Approach to the Security Threats in Cyber-Physical Systems: Applied to Stuxnet."

Nourian, Arash, and Stuart E. Madnick. IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing Vol. 15, No. 1 (2018): 2-13. Download Paper.

"Chapter 1: Institutions for Cybersecurity: International Responses and Data Sharing Initiatives."

Choucri, Nazli, Stuart Madnick, and Priscilla Koepke. In New Solutions for Cybersecurity, edited by Alex Pentland, David Shrier, Howard Shrobe, 11-79. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2018.

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MIT Sloan to host “Think Security” event focused on critical infrastructure cybersecurity

Student seminar will run in collaboration with Kaspersky Lab from Jan. 23 – Jan. 26

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