George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

Mason - NSF Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Conference

George Mason University and NSF had an enlightening half-day conference last October 2016 that focused on the research project: City and County Cross Jurisdiction Cybersecurity Collaboration Capacity Building (Award 1623653).

Our conference provided a platform for cybersecurity leaders and practitioners from the federal, city and county governments, private sector and academia to discuss cybersecurity challenges and best practices, and learn about the newest cyber innovation.

Our high profile speakers included CISOs from Fortune 500 companies, government leaders, entrepreneurs and cybersecurity practitioners. Confirmed speakers included:

Robert Coles, CISO, GlaxoSmithKline

Paul J. Suarez, Senior Director, Security Engineering, Walmart

Ed Albrigo, President, Center for Innovative Technology

Dave Jordan, CISO, Arlington County

Carlos R. Aguayo Gonzalez, CTO, PFP Cybersecurity

Ashok Sankar, Director, Solutions Strategy, Splunk

Some additional details:

For questions or more information, please contact:

Dr. J.P. Auffret
Director, Research Partnerships and Grants Initiative, School of Business, and
Associate Director, Center for Assurance Research and Engineering, Volgenau School of Engineering
Phone: 703-993-5641 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.