George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

Cybersecurity Innovation Forum

Sponsored by the School of Business and the Volgenau School of Engineering, the Cybersecurity Innovation Forum is a regular event that brings cybersecurity experts and technology innovators to campus to speak on a variety of information security topics. The events focus on cybersecurity innovations that address current and evolving challenges and have a real and measurable impact.

 Join our Cybersecurity Innovation Forum Meetup Group as there are upcoming Forum dates listed.

Cybersecurity Innovation Forum Meetup

A List of Previous Event Speakers includes:



Raghu Dev, IBM

Naomi Eide, CIO Dive

Grant Elliot, Ostendio

Tim Wilson, Dark Reading

Previous Years

Joe Aliada, Principal Solutions Architect,

Sqrrl Carlos R. Aquayo Gonzalez, Chief Technology Officer, PFP Cybersecurity

Clint Beasley, Regional Sales Manager, and Hassanain Kapadia, Sales Engineer, Palo Alto Networks

J.P. Bourget, CEO, Syncurity Networks

Dmitry Dain, CTO & founder, Virgil Security

Nick Duan, President and CEO, IDentia, Inc.

Dr. Dan Fleck, lab director, Center for Assurance Research and Engineering (CARE), George Mason University

Scott Gorvett, CEO, Insider Spyder

John Griffin, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Telecommunication Systems Inc.

Chet Hosmer, Chief Scientist and Senior Vice President, WetStone Technologies

Brent Hoon Kang, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Information Technology, George Mason University

Mel Hurley, Director, Information Assurance Solutions, Wyle

Joe Klein, founder & CTO, Disrupt6

Jack Mannino, CEO, NVisium

Josh Marpet, CEO and Co-founder, BiJoTi

Linda McReynolds, Of Counsel, The CommLaw Group

Mark Oldknow, Director, Silver Tail Systems

John Prisco, President and CEO, Triumfant

Josh Salmanson, CTO, Converged Cyber and Physical Security, Parsons

Ashok Sankar, Senior Director, Product Strategy and Management, Raytheon Cyber Products

Kevin Sapp, CTO, SpydrSafe Mobile Security, Inc.

Eddie Schwartz, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Alfred Seifert, CEO, MSB Associates

Philip Smith, III, Mainframe Architect and Product Manager, Voltage Security

Arun Sood, Ph.D., Professor of Computer Science, George Mason University, and Founder and CEO of SCITLabs

Angelos Stavrou, PhD, Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department and Director of the Center for Assurance Research and Engineering, George Mason University

Hala Strohmier, President, Strohmier Consulting, Inc.

Steven Toole, chief marketing officer, Avanan

John Trauth, CEO/President and Co-Founder, Bricata

Mark Troutman, PhD, Associate Director, Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security, George Mason University

Georgia Weidman, founder of Shevirah, Inc. and Bulb Security

Duminda Wijesekera, Ph.D., Professor, Computer Science, Volgenau School, George Mason University; visiting Research Scientist, National Institute for Standards and Technology

Brett Wilson, vice president of sales, enSilo

Grant Wilson, Senior Systems Engineer, Convergence Technology Solutions

Vic Winkler, Chief Technology Officer, Covata

Kevin Yin, CEO, SitScape