Tag Archives: CISO

Want to be a CISO? Mason has a degree for that!

November 10, 2015

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One of the hottest job markets today is cyber security with the global cyber security market expecting growth to reach $80 billion by 2017. The demand for cyber security professionals, including CISO, has been 3.5 times greater than that for other IT positions and 12 times greater than other jobs. There is expected to be […]

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The Path from Technology Management Student to CIO

November 19, 2014

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A group of Chinese professors visited the School of Business last week to learn how our technology management program and cyber security degree program prepare executive students for CIO and CISO positions. The 25 educators, mostly computer science and ICT professors, were specifically interested in the MS in Technology Management and MS in Management of Secure Information Systems programs, which offer hybrid curriculums […]

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Crack the Cyber Code: Grad Schools Prep a New Generation of Cyber Leaders

December 10, 2012

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Helping governments and organizations defend themselves from online threats has become a popular topic in the past decade. “There are quite a fewcyber-security programs, but they are highly technically orientated,” says J.P. Auffert, who leads a similar program at George Mason University, also brand-new this year. “There are hardly any that are focused on cybersecurity […]

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