March 31, 2014

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Demand for Cyber Security Management Leadership

Rapid technology changes, increasing compliance requirements, and greater reliance on technology have made cyber security risks and the need for cyber security leadership more prevalent than ever. George Mason’s top ranked cyber security program, the MS in Management of Secure Information Systems, provides a path for cyber security technicians to enhance their leadership careers and […]

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March 24, 2014

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2014 Cybersecurity Conference April 24

Cybersecurity 2014: Innovation and Challenge: From Mobiles, Automobiles, Internet of Things to Insider Threats This year’s cybersecurity conference will feature industry leaders and George Mason faculty providing vibrant discussion and interactions on the leading edge topics of cybersecurity today. Sponsored by PwC, speakers include: “2014 PwC Cybercrime Survey” Gary Loveland Principal and U.S. Security Leader, PwC […]

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March 18, 2014

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Cyber Security Careers Booming

Today, hackers can destroy a company’s virtual infrastructure in minutes, driving the need for experts to protect against it. Cyber security risks, rapid technology changes, increasing compliance requirements, and greater reliance on technology have boosted the growth of cyber security careers. Demand for cyber security professionals has been 3.5 times greater than that for other […]

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March 10, 2014

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Alumni Spotlight: Alfred N. D. Smith III ’04

Sprinting Up the Corporate Ladder Generally every student attending a graduate degree program does so with the intent of career progression, eventually. But Alfred N. D. Smith III, MS Technology Management ’04, may take the record for the quickest career transition up the ladder while still in a program. “When I began the program I […]

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March 4, 2014

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Alumni Spotlight: Seth C. Pickett ’05

Breaking Through Cultural Barriers to Improve Business Interactions Technology has brought the business world closer. We are all within reach of each other, regardless of location, with a smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Time zones have become irrelevant. Work days have pushed all boundaries. There are no longer standard business hours between 9 and 5, but […]

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