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Deciphering the IT/Cyber Lexicon

September 22, 2014

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The meaning of words and names change over time and this is especially true in the rapidly changing technology industry. For example, we have information security, computer security, information assurance, cyber security and IT security. Not only have these names changed meaning over time, there isn’t necessarily a clear consensus on the meanings and the […]

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Demand for master of secure information systems grads

September 15, 2014

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It’s no secret that the importance of protecting our information, whether personal or at the corporate level, has become an important part of today’s business and society. Updating passwords, establishing firewalls, and using anti-virus software are all commonplace. But there is a growing need for educated professionals with a master of secure information systems who […]

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Top Six Databases for Company Research

September 10, 2014

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By Jo Ann Henson, MLIS Recently, I gave a presentation to Mason’s MS in Technology Management students about how to compile a better business plan using research from online databases available through the Mason library. While this was a specific topic, the Mason library has a broad array of online resources that would be valuable for […]

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Why America Needs Graduates with a Cyber Security Degree

September 3, 2014

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The need to protect our personal information and for companies to protect themselves and their customers has grown exponentially. The same can be said for the U.S. government. Cyber security protection has become a vital component of national security. This means the need for professionals with a cyber security degree has increased, and will continue […]

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Consumer Electronics Show To Be “Classroom”

August 10, 2014

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Students to Learn First-Hand about Emerging Technologies and Business Models Imagine starting your graduate program with an immersion into a range of emerging technologies exhibited in 2 million square feet of space, hosted by more than 3,600 global companies, and including approximately 20,000 new product announcements. This is how the incoming MS in Technology Management […]

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