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Dan Wallach

STAR-Vote: A Secure, Transparent, Auditable and Reliable Voting System

Professor Dan Wallach
Rice University
Thursday April 27, 2017
Carson L01, 5:00 PM

Ben Miller Dragos

Pandora's Power Grid - What Can State Attacks Do and What Would be the Impact?

Ben Miller
Chief Threat Officer, Dragos, Inc.
Tuesday May 2, 2017
Kemeny 007, 4:30 PM
Brendan Nyhan




Factual Echo Chambers? Fact-checking and Fake News in Election 2016.

Professor Brendan Nyhan
Dartmouth College
Thursday May 4, 2017
Rocky 001, 5:00 PM

Dickie George


Espionage and Intelligence

Professor Dickie George
Johns Hopkins University
Thursday May 11, 2017
Rocky 001, 5:00 PM

Dan Wallach

A Nation Under Attack: Advanced Cyber-Attacks in Ukraine

Ukrainian Cybersecurity Researchers
Thursday April 6, 2017
Oopik Auditorium 5:30 PM

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Professor Sean Smith, Director of the ISTS and Bill Nisen, Associate Director, spoke at the

School House residential cluster on the Internet of Risky Things  - February 21, 2017, 5:30 PM

Craig Smith




You Don't Own Your Car
Craig Smith
Tuesday May 10, 2016 
Carson L02 @4:15

David Safford


Hardware Based Security for GE's Industrial Control Systems
David Safford
GE Global Research
Tuesday May 17, 2016
Carson L02 @4:15



"It's Fine," They Said. "Just Ship It," They Said.
Dan Tentler
The Phobos Group
Tuesday April 12, 2016 
Carson L02 @4:15

Harold Thimbleby




The Best Way to Improve Healthcare is to Improve Computers
Harold Thimbleby
Swansea University
April 23, 2015

Craig Shue




Managing User-Level Compromises in Enterprise Network
Craig Shue
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
March 31, 2015



Oct news 2015


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Institute for Security, Technology, and Society
Dartmouth College
6211 Sudikoff Laboratory
Hanover, NH 03755 USA

Ajit Appari, Ph.D.

appariResearch Fellow, Glassmeyer/McNamee Center for Digital Strategies,
Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business

Ajit Appari has been a research fellow with the Glassmeyer/McNamee Center for Digital Strategies (CDS) at Tuck since 2008. He is also affiliated with the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society as a post doctoral research fellow. His current research interests include studying the management and policy issues of using information technology (IT) in the healthcare sector. Particularly, he is interested in examining the information security and privacy challenges including HIPAA compliance, and value (quality and cost) impact of IT in the complex clinical, organizational, and economic environment of healthcare. In addition, his research focuses on economic impact of information security risks to organizations.

Prior to joining CDS, Ajit has taught undergraduate courses and assisted graduate courses at the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. His teaching interests include database management, strategic management of IT, decision support technologies. In addition he has delivered training programs on quality management, software project management, and industrial statistics to industry professionals in India. Ajit received his PhD from the Syracuse University in Business Administration. Before entering the PhD program, he worked in quality management and software development for Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab in Bangalore India, an R&D arm of Honeywell.

Ajit received his bachelor of technology in Production Engineering and Management from National Institute of Technology (formerly Calicut Regional Engineering College, Calicut University), and his master of technology in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research from the Indian Statistical Institute in Calcutta, India.

Email: ajit.appari[at]

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