Event Date: Wednesday December 7, 2022
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School is pleased to present:

PON Live!

Cyber Negotiations: The Case of Ransomware


Click here to view Professor Susskind’s responses to unanswered questions from the live session.

A virtual discussion with:

Lawrence Susskind

Lawrence Susskind
Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning, MIT
Director, MIT Cybersecurity Clinic
Vice-Chair of Pedagogy, Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School


Wednesday, December 7, 2022
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET (US and Canada)
Free and open to the public.

Click here to access the Zoom registration link:

The session will be recorded. Pending faculty approval, we will post the recording on this page after the session.


About the talk:

Professor Lawrence Susskind will present information on a new technique in the Defensive Social Engineering toolbox of Cyber Negotiation. This is a new class of non-technical strategies against cyberattacks being developed. Cyber defenders can use Defensive Social Engineering along with technical tools to defeat or compromise attackers.

Watch this video on Social Cyberdefense of Urban Critical Infrastructure: https://youtu.be/fMmfVJv8b-o

About the speaker:

Larry Susskind is Director of the MIT Cybersecurity Clinic and Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning at MIT. His research focuses on using social engineering to protect critical urban infrastructure from cyberattack. He is the creator of Cybersecurity for Critical Urban Infrastructure (edX) currently offered by MITx and is co-director of the international Consortium of University-based Cybersecurity Clinics. He is one of the founders and currently vice-chair of Pedagogy at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.



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