Michael Siegel

Principal Research Scientist Management Science


Michael Siegel

Dr. Michael Siegel is a Principal Research Scientist at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the Director of Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan (CAMS).  Dr. Siegel’s research focuses on the management, strategy, technology, and organizational issues related to cybersecurity with specific interest in vulnerability markets, cyber risk metrics, dark web business models, IoT endpoint security, cybersecurity workforce development, and educating management in cybersecurity. He also has done research in the intelligent integration of information systems, risk management, insurgency and state stability, data analytics, healthcare systems, and systems modeling. 

Dr. Siegel has published articles on such topics as simulation modeling for cyber resilience, cyber vulnerability markets, data management strategy, architecture for practical metadata integration, heterogeneous database systems, and managing and valuing a corporate IT portfolio using dynamic modeling of software development and maintenance processes. His research at MIT has continued for over 30 years and includes a wide range of publications, patents and teaching accomplishments.  

Faculty Media

  • Interview Of The Week: Mike Siegel

    During an interview with The Innovator Mike Siegel shares some of the key takeaways from the course and from his research.

  • Casting the Dark Web in a New Light

    By examining cybercrime through a value-chain lens, we can better understand how the ecosystem works and find new strategies for combating it.


Contact Information

Phone: (617) 253-2937
Fax: (617) 452-3231
Email: msiegel@mit.edu
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Cybersecurity for Managers: A Playbook (online) Dec 2, 2020-Jan 19, 2021 | Mar 3-Apr 20, 2021 | Apr 22-Jun 9, 2021 | Jun 24-Aug 11, 2021

Fighting cybercrime requires a new kind of leadership

In today’s landscape of escalating cybercrime, resiliency calls for a new kind of leadership and cybersafe culture, requiring the active engagement of both technical and non-technical management.