Last week the City of Fairport suffered a debilitating ransomware attack, which focused on the city’s water systems. Lack of a structured response and other systemic issues led to the discovery of significant safety hazards. The Mayor, who is running for re-election, needs to act quickly and decisively to demonstrate that she is addressing the security and safety threats. The Mayor has convened a group of city, state, and federal leadership to design a policy strategy and budget.
Students will explore how to balance conflicting priorities, a constrained budget, and a demanding time frame to reach consensus on policy pathways to enhance cyber defense for public institutions.
Prof. Susskind’s Top 5 Environmental Negotiation Teaching Materials
From time to time, the Teaching Negotiation Resource Center asks PON-affiliated faculty to nominate their top five books, top five teaching videos or top five role-play simulations in certain fields or teaching settings. These change periodically.