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Posts Tagged ‘cybersecurity’

Iranian Targeting Hacking of U.S. Professors – 144 U.S. Universities, 3,768 Professors and Estimated Worldwide Theft of 31.5 Terabytes of Data, IP Valued at Over $3 Billion – New Government Regulations Around Confidential Unclassified Information (CUI)

The DoJ charged nine Iranians on Friday, March 23rd with conducing massive cyber theft into computer systems belonging to 144 US universities, 176 university’s across 21 foreign countries, 47 domestic and foreign private sector companies, HI and IN state governments, U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, U.S. Department of Labor and the United Nations and others.  […]

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March Cybersecurity Leadership and Smart City Conference Highlights Smart City Development and Cybersecurity Initiatives; Furthers Engagement with State and Local Governments

With speakers including Rick Howard, CSO, Palo Alto Networks and Mike Watson, CISO, Commonwealth of Virginia, the Mason Cybersecurity Leadership and Smart City Conference brought together 200 participants and speakers on March 13th in Arlington to discuss smart city innovation and associated cybersecurity challenges and strategies. The conference, part of Mason’s NSF project to further […]

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Cyber Security Predictions in 2018

Each year it seems that the threats to cyber security continue to grow, and 2017 was no exception with a record number of data breaches, including big industry names such as Equifax and Deloitte. But with each breach, new information is learned and new safety precautions can be put in place. So what should business […]

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Mason Researchers Help Bolster Virginia Cybersecurity Efforts by Partnering State Cities and Counties

Written by John Hollis from George Mason University News on February 2nd, 2018. Virginia counties figure to be at the front lines in the battle for cybersecurity, so George Mason University’s J.P. Auffret and Angelos Stavrou are helping them formulate a more cohesive defense with a grant that partners them with local governments. Auffret, the associate director […]

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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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