Posts Tagged ‘Angelos Stavrou’

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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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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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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Mason and Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria Partner on R&D

Mason and Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Nigeria are undertaking a partnership with focus on furthering OAU’s efforts to develop a World Bank sponsored software engineering Center of Excellence, develop a science and technology research park in the Ile-Ife region and joint Mason – OAU ICT and cyber security research. The partnership builds upon OAU […]

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Shuffling May Be Best Cybersecurity Defense

A team of George Mason researchers proposes a “moving-target” defense against distributed denial-of-service attacks. The defense works by repeatedly shuffling client-to-server assignments to identify and eventually quarantine malicious clients. Denial-of-service attacks, which work by overwhelming a target system thereby forcing it to shut down and deny service to legitimate users, are increasing in severity as […]

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