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David K. A. Mordecai spoke at the AFCEA Conference

David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics and Adjunct Professor at New York University, was invited to speak at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) 2018 Cybersecurity Technology Summit on February 27th, 2018 in Arlington, VA.

Dr. Mordecai participated on a panel entitled Artificial Intelligence: The Next Line of Defense, where he highlighted  and discussed cyberphysical risk management considerations common to civilian commercial and industrial IoT, as well as defense network settings.

The panel was moderated by Rick Hansen, Professor of Practice, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance at Capitol Technology University.

The other speakers on the panel were the following:

  • Dr. Alexander Kott, Chief Scientist, United States Army Research Lab,
  • Adam Cardinal-Stakenas: Information Assurance Directorate, National Security Agency, and
  • Patrick Sullivan, Director, Security Technology and Strategy, Akamai

Risk Economics is a New York based advisory firm founded in 1999, providing advisory services at the intersection of commercial business-process engineering and risk engineering with a particular focus on coupling commercial reinsurance and financial technology, through the rigorous application of agent-based, demographic, and statistical methodologies to microeconomic and macroeconomic analytics.

RiskEcon® Lab for Decision Metrics  was established in 2011 at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, an independent division of New York University (NYU). Courant is considered to be one of the world’s leading mathematics educational and scientific research centers, and has been ranked first in research in applied mathematics.

The focus of RiskEcon® Lab is to facilitate the development of software, analytics tools, and semantic libraries that employ high-dimensional datasets to integrate conventional data with web-enabled demographic, biometric, psychometric and sociometric data from innovative sources. A range of computational and analytical methods are applied to commercial, consumer and population-related societal trends, focusing primarily on research and development (R&D).

February 28th 2018, Arlington VA

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