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Cyber Security Threats Lead to Cyber Skills Crisis

Cyber security threats continue to lead news headlines on a regular basis. As more measures of protection that are implemented, more ways to circumvent those security measures are being invented. Just recently, reports of hackers breaching and exposing the secure medical records of U.S. Olympic athletes have been all over the news. With  cyber terrorism on the […]

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A Cyber Security Degree Taught by Business, Policy and IT Experts

Cyber security is a multi-disciplinary industry. Aspects of business, policy, and engineering intersect. As such, George Mason’s masters in cyber security degree (MS in Management of Secure Information Systems) draws on the expertise of faculty from the schools of business, policy and engineering. By providing you with access to professors with varying backgrounds, our cyber […]

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The Evolution of Cyber Security

How do you stay on top of changes in a field that is constantly evolving? Part of the answer is to know where it’s come from and anticipate where it’s going. The evolution of cyber security has happened rapidly. In just thirty years it has gone from nonexistence to one of the hottest industries out […]

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NSF Grant Awarded to School of Business

Local governments can be attractive targets for cyber criminals who might be looking for citizen data such as social security numbers or, even worse, trying to disrupt plugged in and networked public systems–think water supply or traffic lights. Help is on the way for city and county public agencies that are increasingly threatened by cyberattacks. […]

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Rich Klimoski Outlines Goals as New Director of Faculty Research

Rich Klimoski, area chair for management, will be assuming an additional responsibility as the academic year begins: director of faculty research for the School of Business. In announcing the new initiative, Dean Sarah Nutter said, “I’m pleased that Rich has agreed to take on this new role, which serves to reinforce my commitment to building […]

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