Abhishta MSc


University of Twente

School of Management and Governance

Dep. Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems

P.O. Box 217

7500 AE Enschede

The Netherlands

Room: RA 3402 (Ravelijn)

Tel: (+31 53 489)6565




Abhishta is a Ph.D. candidate in Industrial engineering and business information systems group at University of Twente. He holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelors of Engineering in Industrial Engineering degrees from Thapar University, India. His research is part of D3 project .

He works on analysing the economic impact of Distributed Denial of Service attacks on public and private firms. He is also interested in understanding the motives behind these cyber-attacks. Apart from his work on cyber-attacks he is curious to learn more about cross-disciplinary research.

Other than research he also plays table tennis and represents a student’s team.




Economics of Cyber Security


Game Theory


Network Security


Business Models


Mathematical modelling



Sharma, S. and Abhishta. 2016. Globalisation, trade, culture and ICT: A relationship analysis. In 2nd International Conference on Innovating Education for Youth Entrepreneurship & Skilling.