Abhishta MSc

S. Abhishta

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.
  • Abhishta, R. Joosten and L.J.M. Nieuwenhuis , Analysing The Impact Of A DDoS Attack Announcement On Victim Stock Prices, 25th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, and Network-Based Processing, Saint Petersburg. (In Proceedings)