Seminar Series December 6, 2013

Dmitry Zhdanov,
University of Connecticut

Information Security: Threats, Controls and Decision Making

December 6, 2013
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 2-207 Carlson School of Management


At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  • Understand how Information Security issues can be addressed from distinct yet interconnected perspectives representing technical, behavioral, economic and social approaches to handling information security problems.
  • Understand the reasons behind the seemingly irrational behavior of individuals and organizations when dealing with information security issues.
  • The ultimate goal is to have a better understanding of human factors of information security and lay the groundwork for the development of security-conscious culture, both at the individual and the society level.


Dmitry Zhdanov ( is an Assistant Professor of Operations and Information Management at the University of Connecticut School of Business. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. His research interests include information security and privacy, large-scale data analysis, design of intelligent agents and social impacts of information technology. Dr. Zhdanov is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

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