Posts Tagged ‘CISO’

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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Mason-IBM-NSF Research Addresses Smart Grid Cyber Security

  This article was written by Jennifer Anzaldi on June 22nd, 2017. For the past three years, Mason has partnered with IBM and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to research and develop recommendations for cyber security leadership core competencies and governance best practices for securing the smart grid. “Electric companies and regulators have a changing […]

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Chinese Professors Learn about Technology Management CIO Degree

A group of Chinese professors visited the School of Business last week to learn how our technology management program and cyber security degree program prepare executive students for CIO and CISO positions. The 25 educators, mostly computer science and ICT professors, were specifically interested in the MS in Technology Management and MS in Management of Secure Information Systems programs, which offer hybrid curriculums […]

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Crack the Cyber Code: Grad Schools Prep a New Generation of Cyber Leaders

Helping governments and organizations defend themselves from online threats has become a popular topic in the past decade. “There are quite a fewcyber-security programs, but they are highly technically orientated,” says J.P. Auffert, who leads a similar program at George Mason University, also brand-new this year. “There are hardly any that are focused on cybersecurity […]

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