September 22, 2014

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Deciphering the IT/Cyber Lexicon

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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September 15, 2014

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Demand for master of secure information systems grads

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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September 10, 2014

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Top Six Databases for Company Research

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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September 9, 2014

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Evolution of the Chief Information Technology Officer

Business has continued to evolve as new advances in technology have been made. With this evolution, the role of the chief information technology officer (also called the chief information officer or the CIO), has grown increasingly important in strategic planning in modern organizations. As information technology has become and remains an integral component in everyday […]

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September 3, 2014

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Why America Needs Graduates with a Cyber Security Degree

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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