Belgacem Raggad
Professor

E-mail: braggad@pace.edu

School/College: Lubin School of Business
Department(s): Information Technology West
Primary Location: Goldstein Academic Center 320

Office Hours: (Fall 2016)
Wednesday
3:30PM-6:00PM
Thursday
3:30PM-6PM

Office Phone:
+1-914-773-3448

Education

PhD, Pennsylvania State University at University Park, 1989

Information Management

MS, University of Tunis, 1979

Computer Information Systems

A.D., University of Tunis, 1975

Mathematics and Physics

Scheduled Courses

Fall 2016:
  • IT 666: Information Security Managemnt
  • IS 641: Information Security/Controls
  • IS 637: IS Project & Change Mngmnt
  • IT 607: System Dvlpmnt & Prjct Mgmnt

View All Courses Taught
  • CIT 481: Cpstn in Infrmtn Tchnlgy
  • CS 704: Independent Research
  • IS 397: Tpc: Artificial Intelligence
  • IS 495: Information Systems Internship
  • IS 600: Grad Independent Study in IS
  • IS 614: Applied Artfcl Intelligence
  • IS 617: Information Systems Principles
  • IS 620: IS and Organizational Strategy
  • IS 632: Business Telecommunications
  • IS 637: Info Systems Project Mgt
  • IS 637: IS Project & Change Mngmnt
  • IS 639: Info Systems Planning & Policy
  • IS 641: Information Security/Controls
  • IS 642: Info Security Planning & Pol
  • IS 650: Telecommunications Management
  • IS 660: Data Warehsng & the Orgnztn
  • IS 692: Research Project Seminar
  • IT 607: System Dvlpmnt & Prjct Mgmnt
  • IT 662: Web and Internet Security
  • IT 666: Information Security Managemnt
  • Research Interests

    Management Information Systems (Decision Support Systems); Software Engineering (Information Systems Development); Artificial Intelligence (Approximate Reasoning);

    Awards and Honors

    • The Country of Tunisia, November 1, 2001 - Gold Medal for Great Contributions in IS Security
    • Pace University, School of Computer Science and Information System, December 31, 1998 - CSIS Excellence in Research Award
    • NULL, June 6, 1998 - Award in Excellence in Research & Scholarship, Pace University
    • Data Processing Management Association, December 31, 1989 - Data Processing Management Award
    • NULL, December 31, 1982 - Fulbright Scholarship
    • CII-Honeywell Bull of Paris, December 31, 1979 - Scholarship

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS


    • BIOMETRICS
    • Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation
    • CORS: Canadian Society of Operations Research
    • Decision Science Institute
    • E-commerce Security Society
    • Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association (FISSEA)
    • FRANCORO - Francophones de Recherche Op√©rationnelle
    • FRANCORO II Conference [Member, Program Committee - 2000 Conference]
    • IATF: Information Assurance Technical Framework (National Security Agency)
    • INFORMS (TIMS/ORSA)
    • International Association of Business Disciplines
    • International Association of Computer Information Systems
    • JOPT - Des Journ√©es de l'Optimisation (Optimization Days of Canada)
    • Literati Club, Great Britain
    • NE-DSI: Northeastern Decision Science Institute
    • SAM - Society for Advances in Management
    • Int Academy of Bus and Pub Adm Deciplines [Editor of Journal] , September 7 , 2015
      Advancing the disciplines of Business, Public Administration, and IT.
    • The National Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education [Reviewer] , March 2 , 2014
      The National Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (NCISSE) was created in 1996 to provide a forum for dialogue among leading figures in government, industry, and academia. In June 2002, NCISSE expanded its mission to include greater international participation. To reflect this the organization formally changed its name to The Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education or more simply -- The Colloquium.

    Contract, Grants, and Sponsored Research

    Publications

    Raggad, B. Intelligent Decision Support Capabilities for a Law Enforcement GIS. http://siggis.wikispaces.com/

    Mansouri, S. Enforcing Patient Privacy Assurance Policy: A Privacy Violation Detection and Response System. Vol 2016 http://journals.indexcopernicus.com/

    Mansouri, S. Telemedicine: Distributed Decision Support with Partial Compatibility Evidence. Vol 2016 http://seinforms.org

    , . & Akermi, A. Evidential Reasoning in Real-time Monitoring of Computing Systems. Vol 2016 http://cisse.info

    Raggad, B. A Distributed DSS Assuring Information Privacy over Remote Databases. http://www.amity.edu/spin2016/index.html

    Raggad, B. Autonomic Computing and Policy Based Systems:. INASE Journal. Vol 2015 (Issue 2015) http://www.inase.org

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    Raggad, B. Telemedicine: Distributed Decision Support with Partial Compatibility Evidence. J of Computer Networks and Communications. Vol Not yet (Issue Not yet) , pages 12.

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    Raggad, B. Decision Support Treating Partial Compatibility Evidence in Telemedicine. Vol 2015 http://inase.org

    Raggad, B. Telemedicine: Distributed Decision Support with Partial Compatibility Evidence. Journal of Computer Networks and Communications. http://journals.hindawi.com>

    Raggad, B., Katar, C. & El Aroui, M. A. (2014, June 1). Risk-Driven Intrusion Response Mechanism Conform To ISO 27005, NIST, and FIPS. International Journal of Computer Network and security, ISSN: 2051-6878.

    Raggad, B. Towards a Science of Cyber Security: A Security Self-Security Generator. Vol 2014

    Raggad, B., Katar, C. & Mansouri, S. (2014, May 1). Medical Decision Support System: A Belief Structure to Manage Uncertainty. Int.J.of Medical Technology. Vol 22 (Issue 1) http://recentscience.org/

    Raggad, B. & Choudhry, R. (2014, March 24). Digital Policy Management Requirements and Architecture. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=6811096

    Raggad, B. (2012, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). CRM Information Assurance by Adding Specificity. International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security. Vol 11 (Issue 5) http://ijcsns.org/

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    PRESENTATIONS

    Raggad, B. & , . (2014, March). IEEE Conference on Cognitive Decisions. Digital Policy Management Requirements and Architecture. IEEE

    DEPARTMENT SERVICE

    • No Committee Work: Marketing the CISMO certificate
      Desc: I email potential students informing them about the CISMO certificate and encourage to join in.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: Last year I had about 10 students who took the second course of the certificate.
    • IT Dept Strategic Planning Task [Attendee, Meeting]
      Desc: Rethinking IT department strategic agenda
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: Student recruiting; Addition of cybersecurity courses, review of curriculum
    • London Project [Committee Member]
      Desc: Review of the London project; Visiting London to plan the initiation of the project; Planning activities; etc.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: Visited London to inspect the campus; Conducted feasibility study; Made decision on the launch event.

    COLLEGE SERVICE

    • Pakistani students recruiting [Committee Member]
      Desc: Feasibility study of the Pakistani student recruiting effort; Writing of the proposal;
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: Final proposal submitted and a decision is not made yet.
    • London project [Other]
      Desc: Visit and inspection of London campus, study the feasibility of the project; commercialization of the project.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: Conducted a feasibility study; Made a decision to postpone the project.
    • Bylaw Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: reviewed the Seidenberg faculty council Bylaws

    PROFESSIONAL Service

    • International Academy of Business and Public Asministration Desciplines (IABPAD) [Editor, Journal Editor]
      Desc: Journal Editor
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: Publication of The Int J of Business Research and IT
    • Development of the CISMO certificate [Founder]
      Desc: -Developed the CISMO certificate -Developed the courses (5 courses) IS 641-645
    • United Nations Industrial Development: UNIDO [Editorial Review Board Member]
      Desc: Validate the managerial decisions related to the security of their web platforms
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: I audited their web platform and generated security recommendations.

    PUBLIC SERVICE

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Other]
      Desc: Travel to provide assistance to developing countries reviewing their Technology Management programs and develop effective strategies to protect against cyber terrorism: about 22 days of lectures, advising, and interventions.
    • Volunteering
      Desc: Travel to provide assistance to developing countries reviewing their Technology Management programs and develop effective strategies to protect against cyber terrorism: about 22 days of lectures, advising, and interventions, mainly in breaks and in summer.