Among U.S. Army branches, Infantry, Special Forces and Corps of Engineers are household names. Perhaps “Cyber,” the newest branch, is approaching such status. “We look to do partnerships in how to secure our nation in a cyberattack, based on the reality that targeted attacks can deny or disrupt critical services at the local or city level and reverberate outward," said one of the branch’s leaders, Col. Andrew Hall, in describing the initiative to about 60 cyber and policy experts representing academia, business and government and coming from as far away as Houston, Toronto and Taiwan.
With the University of Maryland's delayed opening due to inclement weather, the 16th annual Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective will start at 10 a.m. today -- Jan. 8, 2020 in Van Munching Hall, Room 1412. About 60 cyber and policy experts representing academia, business and government will participate. The program, shown below, will be adjusted accordingly.
Common business priorities of brand protection and mitigating liability are especially challenging when you’re Facebook hosting two billion-plus users around the globe, who generate billions of posts a week in more than a hundred languages.
About 60 cyber and policy experts from academia, business and government will participate in the 15th annual Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Van Munching Hall, Room 1412, University of Maryland, College Park.
The “Equifax Saga and Ramifications” and “The Mobile Lemon” (addressing smartphone app security and usability paradoxes), among other topics, highlighted the recent Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective. The University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy and Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the event on Jan. 10, 2018 in Van Munching Hall.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business has a stake in the University of Maryland mission targeted by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) recent $5 million grant to enhance educational opportunities related to UMD’s Honors College's Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students (ACES) program.
Lawrence Gordon, EY Alumni Professor of Managerial Accounting and Information Assurance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business discussed the Gordon-Loeb Model for Cybersecurity Investments at the University of Tokyo on Nov. 20, 2017.
The Better Business Bureau is advising small business owners to consider using the Gordon-Loeb Model to mitigate cyberattacks. The prescription is part of the bureau announcing its State of Small Business Cybersecurity in North America report, which notes "half of small businesses reported they could remain profitable for only one month if they lost essential data."
On June 9, 2017, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the 2017 Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (JAPP) Conference in College Park, Md. The theme of the sixth annual conference was, “The Interactions between Regulatory Institutions and Accounting: A Public Policy Perspective.” The editors of JAPP are Lawrence A. Gordon and Martin P. Loeb, both professors of accounting and information assurance at the Smith School.
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – The WannaCry ransomware that has affected more than 230,000 computers in 150 countries now has largely halted its crawl across the globe, but experts say the attack's real impact might be yet to come. They predict the assault could herald a turning point in cyber intrusions and in the way institutions handle cybersecurity.