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Is a Cyber Security Degree Worth It? Top Reasons It Is

Maybe you’re on the fence about whether you’d like to pursue a masters in cyber security degree. Maybe you’re wondering, is a cyber security degree worth it? The answer is yes! It’s no secret that the demand for highly-skilled cyber security professionals continues to grow. With the increasing usage of technology and the increasing dangers […]

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What sets Mason’s Cyber Security Program Apart from Others? (Part 2)

According to George Mason cyber security professor, Angelos Stavrou, Mason’s cyber security programs are at the forefront of cyber security education through our engagement with the thriving Washington, D.C., IT security community and our world-class cyber research. Within the MS in cyber security program, Mason provides the perfect combination of business, technical, and policy education […]

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What Sets Mason’s Cyber Security Degree Apart from Other Programs?

According to George Mason cyber security professor, Angelos Stavrou, Mason’s is a trendsetter with its forward-thinking cyber security degree. Mason’s graduates are in demand and are actively recruited by federal, state, and local governments, private sector and academia. Typical employers include Internet-based, software, and financial companies. Stavrou shared the following factors that set Mason’s cyber […]

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Meet Dr. Angelos Stavrou: A Top Cyber Security Professor

The dedicated faculty in George Mason’s cyber security program work hard to prepare students for the real world. Their academic expertise combined with real-world experience provide a bridge in the classroom from academic theory to business practice. Dr. Angelos Stavrou, associate professor of computer science in the Volgenau School of Engineering, is one such cyber […]

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IT Skills Shortage = Opportunities for Skilled IT Professionals

For technology management professionals, any shortage in skilled IT professionals would be a concern. For aspiring technology managers, a shortage could be their opportunity. According to the infographic below, from 2003-2012, there was a 13% increase in the number of IT jobs and an 11% decrease in the number of people with IT and computer […]

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