man with laptop at Fin Cybertech conferenceAn audience member asks panelists a question during the FinCyberSec conference. The event attracts many professionals in the financial and cybersecurity spaces.The Financial Cybersecurity Project at Stevens is a research initiative aimed at better understanding the defense of financial markets against new and evolving cyber threats. The interconnected nature of modern markets and the sophisticated technologies that make the digital economy possible are constantly facing unique and evolving attacks that require collaborative efforts to neutralize.

Stevens has a unique depth of expertise in technology management, finance, accounting, business and computer science, creating opportunities for researchers across disciplines to share insights on how companies can defend themselves from cyber attacks.

At FinCyberSec — traditionally, a pair of conferences held each year in the spring and fall — these issues are discussed by some of the leading practitioners and thinkers in this space. Topics at the conferences have included:

  • Information sharing benefits, challenges and requirements.

  • Risk assessment practices and methodologies.

  • Cybersecurity data analytics.

  • Incident response, investigations and forensics considerations for financial organizations.