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Research Helps Federal Agencies Make Cybersecurity Spending Decisions

Research generated by four School of Business professors will help federal agencies answer the question: What is the right level of investment in cybersecurity? Abhijit Dutt, Amit Dutta, Nirup Menon and Pallab Sanyal partnered with Chantilly, Virginia-based Vencore, Inc. this summer to develop a methodology for analyzing the value of federal agency information that might be […]

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NSF Grant Awarded to School of Business

Local governments can be attractive targets for cyber criminals who might be looking for citizen data such as social security numbers or, even worse, trying to disrupt plugged in and networked public systems–think water supply or traffic lights. Help is on the way for city and county public agencies that are increasingly threatened by cyberattacks. […]

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School of Business Shares Provost Award

A $5,000 award from the Provost will help fund a day-long cybersecurity conference for an audience of small- and mid-sized business executives interested in understanding and addressing cybersecurity issues. Mark Troutman, director, Center for Infrastructure Protection & Homeland Security, represents the School of Business on the project, which is headed by Jody Keenan of the […]

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Alumni Meet with Estonian Cybersecurity Expert

Cybersecurity expert Joe Carson, visiting from Estonia, spent an evening at the Arlington campus with a group of alumni from the MS in Management of Secure Information Systems program.  During a roundtable discussion, the group compared U.S. to European approaches to cybersecurity. The late June meeting was a reunion of sorts for the group since […]

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Visiting Nigerian Scholar Focuses on Cybersecurity

“Tremendously insightful” is how Temitope Aladesanmi, PhD, describes his time as a visiting scholar at George Mason University’s School of Business and Volgenau School of Engineering. “We have a lot of political unrest in my country (Nigeria), which tends to dominate our national identity,” says Aladesanmi. “However, my time in the United States has made […]

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