Maryland Smith Researchers Awarded NSA Funding for ‘Cost-Benefit Analysis of Information Sharing’

The National Security Agency's Laboratory for Telecommunication Sciences (LTS) has awarded research funding for a project titled "Cost-Benefit Analysis of Information Sharing" by professors Lawrence Gordon and Martin Loeb and Research Scholar Lei Zhou at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

2020 Cybersecurity Forum: Maryland Smith Grad Gives Insight into Cyber-Securing America

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.

Annual Cybersecurity Forum Set for 10 a.m. Jan. 8

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.

UMD Cybersecurity Forum: AI’s Role in Enforcing Online Safety Policy

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.

Cybersecurity Experts To Discuss Public Policy at Maryland Smith

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.

Smith Hosts Accounting Teaching Scholars Reception

Shyama Srikkanth, ’19, contributed to this article. She is an Undergraduate Program Assistant working toward earning dual degrees in Operations Management & Business Analytics and Environmental Science and Politics.

Equifax Saga Highlights Cybersecurity Forum

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.

Gordon-Loeb Model Presented for University of Tokyo Audience

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. 

Smith Researchers’ Gordon-Loeb Model Recommended by Better Business Bureau

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."

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