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20172020

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Personal profile

Personal profile

Abhishta is an assistant professor at the Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems group at University of Twente.

His research focuses on empirically measuring the economic/financial impact of cyber attacks. In order to do so he devices/adapts data-driven economic impact assessment techniques. He looks to help organisations make well-measured investments in security.

His doctoral research was funded under NWO project D3 – Distributed Denial-of-Service Defense: protecting schools and other public organizations. You can access a copy of his doctoral thesis here.

 Other than finding (un)cool methods of finding the “devil” in financial details he is also involved in teaching and guiding students. From time to time he also delivers lectures to executives and collaborates with companies to help them with security decision making. He is also a member of behavioural data science incubator at the faculty of BMS at the university, where he contributes to solving social science problems using data science.

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Research Output

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  • A Note on Analysing the Attacker Aims Behind DDoS Attacks

    Abhishta, A., Junger, M., Joosten, R. & Nieuwenhuis, L. J. M., 2 Oct 2019, Intelligent Distributed Computing XIII. Kotenko, I., Badica, C., Desnitsky, V., El Baz, D. & Ivanovic, M. (eds.). Springer, p. 255-265 Chapter 30. (Studies in Computational Intelligence; vol. 868).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

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    Collecting Contextual Information About a DDoS Attack Event Using Google Alerts

    Abhishta, A., Joosten, R., Jonker, M., Kamerman, W. & Nieuwenhuis, L. J. M., 20 May 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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    Impact of Successful DDoS Attacks on a Major Crypto-Currency Exchange

    Abhishta, A., Joosten, R. A. M. G., Dragomiretskiy, S. & Nieuwenhuis, L. J. M., 19 Mar 2019, 2019 27th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing (PDP). Pavia, Italy: IEEE, p. 379-384 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
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    Activities

    • 3 Invited talk

    "Economic impact of DDoS attacks: How can we measure it?"

    Abhishta Abhishta (Speaker)
    17 Apr 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Economic impact of DDoS attacks

    Abhishta Abhishta (Speaker)
    9 Mar 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Cyber attacks: What Why and When

    Abhishta Abhishta (Speaker)
    17 May 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Press / Media

    Building Botnets For Fun & Profit with Abhishta

    Abhishta Abhishta

    5/07/18

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Inside the business model for botnets

    Abhishta Abhishta

    14/05/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research