My primary research interest lies in the human behavioral aspects of cyber warfare.  To do this I employ agent-based modeling techniques to reason about the interaction of cyber forces and cyber terrain.    

Projects
Cyber-FIT 
Presentations
2018
Jul 11, 2018
Jun 13, 2018
"Centralities" - CASOS Summer Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Mar 8, 2018
2017
July 6, 2017
Jun 6, 2017
"Virtual Experiments" - CASOS Summer Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
2016
Jun 17, 2016
Technical Reports
2019
Cyber Intelligence Tradecraft Report: The State of Cyber Intelligence Practices in the United States
2018
Updyke, Dustin., Dobson, Geoffrey., Podnar, Thomas., Osterritter, Luke., Earl, Ben., & Cerini, Adam.. (2018). GHOSTS in the Machine: A Framework for Cyber-War Exercise NPC Simulation (CMU/SEI-2018-TR-005)
2017
Dobson, Geoffrey., Podnar, Thomas., Cerini, Adam., & Osterritter, Luke. (2017). R-EACTR: A Framework for Designing Realistic Cyber Warfare Exercises(CMU/SEI-2017-TR-005)
Refereed Papers
2018
Dobson, G., Rege, A., and Carley, K. (2018). Informing Active Cyber Defence with Realistic Adversarial Behaviour. Journal of Information Warfare, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp16-31
Dobson, G. B., & Carley, K. M. (2018, July). A Computational Model of Cyber Situational Awareness. In International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (pp. 395-400). Springer, Cham.
Dobson, G., Rege, A., & Carley, K. (2018, March). Virtual Cyber Warfare Experiments Based on Empirically Observed Adversarial Intrusion Chain Behavior. In ICCWS 2018 13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (pp. 174-181).
Sullivan, D., Colbert, E., Kott, A., Osterritter, L., & Dobson, G. (2018). Best Practices for Designing and Conducting Cyber-Physical System Wargames. In International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (pp. 651-659).
2017
Dobson, G. B., & Carley, K. M. (2017, July). Cyber-FIT: An Agent-Based Modelling Approach to Simulating Cyber Warfare. In International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (pp. 139-148). Springer, Cham.
Dobson, G. B., Shimeall, T. J., and Carley, K. M. (2017). Towards Network Science Enhanced Cyber Situational Awareness. International Journal on Cyber Situational Awareness, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp11-30
Working Papers
2019
Dobson, G (2019). The Measures of Cyber Team Performance.