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Christina Batcheler

Christina Batcheler Program Operations & Public Relations Specialist Research Partnerships & Grants Initiative, School of Business & Center for Assurance Research and Engineering (CARE), Volgenau School of Engineering George Mason University P: 703-993-3746 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030 *For our latest news, please go to our blog at: *To receive our news via email periodically, please send your email to: *Follow our tweets at: *Join our Meetup Group for upcoming events at:

BizEd on Why It’s Critical That Business Schools Realign Their Incentives to Encourage Faculty to Produce Research Useful to Society

A recent article by William Glick, Anne Tsui, and Gerald Davis on May 02, 2018, in BizEd addresses the need for business schools to encourage faculty research designed less to enhance scholarly reputations and more to produce returns for society. The article explains that the current funding model for business school research has some issues: Stakeholders […]

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Mason Cybersecurity Innovation Forum Completes Successful 2017-2018 – Looking Forward to 2018-2019

With speakers from as far as Japan and from cyber start-ups, government and universities and audiences from across the Washington region, the Mason Cybersecurity Innovation Forum completed its fifth year in April. Sponsored by the Volgenau School of Engineering’s Center for Assurance and Research & Engineering (CARE) and the School of Business, the Cybersecurity Innovation […]

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Mason Engineering experts will highlight cybersecurity research for their partners

Written by Nanci Hellmich “Mason Engineering has a robust cybersecurity program that crosses disciplinary engineering boundaries and includes robots, drones, autonomous vehicles, health care, smart cities, and the electrical grid,” says J.P. Auffret, PhD, Associate Director, Center for Assurance Research and Engineering (CARE), Volgenau School of Engineering and Director, Research Partnerships and Grants Initiative, School of Business. […]

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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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