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Posts Tagged ‘cybersecurity’

Two Mason Professors, J.P. Auffret and Angelos Stavrou Receive Grant from the National Security Agency Supporting the Cybersecurity National Action Plan

Two Mason Professors, J.P. Auffret and Angelos Stavrou have been awarded a $160,000 grant by the National Security Agency to develop Cybersecurity curricula for undergraduate, graduate, and executive education. Dr. Angelos Stavrou, Professor of Computer Science, Volgenau School of Engineering and Director, Center for Assurance Research and Engineering (CARE) and Dr. J.P. Auffret, Director, Research […]

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J.P. Auffret, Elected President of the International Academy of CIO (IAC)

J.P. Auffret, was elected as the third president of the International Academy of CIO (IAC) at the 12th IAC Annual Meeting and Conference held in Moscow in October. Founded in 2006, the IAC (International Academy of CIO) is a global academic and professional society with co-founders including Japan, USA, Indonesia, Philippines, Switzerland, and Thailand. The […]

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Mason Partners for the Second Year in a Row With Student-led angstromCTF’s Cyber Competition

Mason’s School of Business, Mason’s Center for Assurance Research and Engineering (CARE) and Montgomery Blair High School’s Cybersecurity Club in Maryland partnered for the second year in a row for the student-led Cybersecurity Capture the Flag (CTF) Competition, angstromCTF. “We were honored to be chosen as the academic partner again for this incredible student-led cyber competition that […]

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Cyber Security in 2017: Good News for MS in Cyber Security Students

As the year marches on, the reporting of cyberattacks continue to hit the news. In a survey of more than a thousand IT security decision makers and practitioners, only 34% are confident regarding their ability to monitor privileged users. The infographic below shows that the number of cyberattacks has continued to rise over the past […]

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