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Wednesday, May 11, 2005
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I am the Vice-Chair of the IEEE Computer Society (Baltimore Chapter).  Our next technical meeting will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2005 (6:30 p.m - 8 p.m) at the Historical Electronics Museum. Please note that both IEEE Members AND Non-Members are welcome to attend!

If you are interested in Information Security, please join us.


"Application of Operations Research techniques in Infosec" by Dr. Julie J.C.H. Ryan.


There is a great deal of opportunity in using the techniques and methods in operations research to investigate the operational aspects of information security. At GWU, we are embarked on a long-term research effort to systematically investigate the application of OR methods to operational information security to see which provide the most promise for more in-depth study. So far we have investigated the use of the Cox model, most commonly used in medical research, and the approach of expert judgment elicitation. This talk will provide a brief overview of the work performed to date and the results achieved through these efforts.


Julie J.C.H. Ryan received her D.Sc. from The George Washington University (GWU) in Engineering Management and Systems Engineering. She holds an M.L.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Eastern Michigan University and a B.S. from the United States Air Force Academy. She is currently an Assistant Professor at GWU. Her research interests include information security, knowledge management, international relations, and information warfare. She worked for 18 years as an information security specialist, systems engineer, intelligence data analyst, and policy consultant prior to her academic career. She is the co-author of "Defending Your Digital Assets Against Hackers Crackers, Spies, and Thieves" (2000, McGraw-Hill).


Historical Electronics Museum
1745 West Nursery Road
Linthicum, Maryland

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