January 25, 2016

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Cyber security: The Problem That Isn’t Going Away

Did you know that there were more than 500 million records of personal information stolen in data breaches in just one year, according to this infographic, costing companies an average of $145 per record and about $3.5 million per data breach? Data breaches such as these can destroy a company. Having the skills to help […]

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January 12, 2016

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Combating Cyber Attacks on Government Agencies

Cyber attacks against government agencies continue to be a persistent threat to both national and personal security. As new technologies are developed and reliance on internet based applications grows, so will the need to combat cyber threats. Demand for trained cyber security professionals and managers continues to grow among government agencies. According to the infographic […]

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January 4, 2016

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Mason Cyber Security Master’s Degree Impacts Careers

Potential students often ask, “What is the impact of the Mason cyber security master’s degree on my career?” What graduates of the program know is that a degree in cyber security gives you the edge you need in a highly competitive field. If you are a technology professional looking to enhance your leadership career, Mason’s MS in […]

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December 9, 2015

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Mason-IBM-NSF Partnership Yields Second Cyber Report

The Mason–IBM–NSF Cybersecurity Leadership and Smart Grid Conference happened in April 2015 as part of a multi-year research project on chief information security officers (CISOs), cybersecurity executive leadership, and securing the next generation smart grid. The conference, which built upon a summer 2014 workshop, brought together more than 200 attendees from across the United States. […]

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November 24, 2015

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Program Will Include Professional CIO Certifications for Graduates of Degree Programs

A new global accreditation program is now available for university IT management and leadership degree programs, and graduates will earn professional certifications as chief information officers. Offered by the International Academy of CIO (IAC), a world leader in chief information officer education, standards and best practices, the accreditation program is the only one recognized around […]

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