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4 Reasons to Get a Tech Management Masters Degree

Pursuing a masters degree requires both a financial and time commitment that must be balanced with professional and personal responsibilities. For IT professionals, a tech management masters degree can create new opportunities for professional growth. Below are four reasons to purse a masters in tech management. Career Advancement Many IT professionals are skilled in IT […]

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Small Businesses are Unprepared for Cyber Security Attacks

Protecting data is of great importance to all companies these days. Data breaches that occur in large organizations often receive the most publicity, but many small businesses experience frequent online security threats that impact consumer privacy. According to the infographic below, 1 in 2 American workers are employed by a small business, and 65% of […]

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Alumni Meet with Estonian Cybersecurity Expert

Cybersecurity expert Joe Carson, visiting from Estonia, spent an evening at the Arlington campus with a group of alumni from the MS in Management of Secure Information Systems program.  During a roundtable discussion, the group compared U.S. to European approaches to cybersecurity. The late June meeting was a reunion of sorts for the group since […]

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Cyber Security vs IT Security: Is There a Difference?

What’s the difference between cyber security and IT security? There are many overlapping areas between these two terms, but what’s the technical difference? Information Technology Security* known as IT Security, is the process of implementing measures and systems designed to securely protect and safeguard information utilizing various forms of technology. The information you are trying […]

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Why is Cybersecurity Innovation Important?

Today’s continuing increase in the use of digital technology has made cybersecurity innovation one of the most important aspects of all businesses, and it is continuing to grow. According to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey, in 2014 69% of executives were concerned about cyber threats, and in 2015, that number jumped to 86%. Cybersecurity is at the […]

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