Posts Tagged ‘J.P. Auffret’

George Mason Awarded $500,000 NSF Grant for Cyber Security Education Research

George Mason University’s School of Business and Volgenau School of Engineering recently were awarded a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) core competencies and then apply the results to establish learning objectives and curricula guidelines for cyber security leadership education programs. In addition, the grant provides […]

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“Tech Hiring Binge May Pose Security Risks for Government”

USA Today’s Jim Michaels explores the government’s demand for talent in the Cybersecurity field. This demand may have contributed, Michaels offers, to how Edward Snowden acquired a six figure salary with limited experience and without even earning a high school degree. George Mason’s Executive Degree Program Director J.P. Auffret offers his opinion on the matter.   Click […]

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Emotional Contagion Can Take Down Your Whole Team

This is a great HBR article that well worth reading. How easy is it to slip into a similar role taken by the senior executive…………….. We had hired a new senior executive. Soon after settling in, he began to share his concerns with me. He was doing so, he assured me, only because he loved […]

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CIO and Emerging Technology Observations

Recovering from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami  J.P. Auffret, Director, Master of Science in Technology Management at George Mason University At the one year anniversary of Japan’s devastating tsunami (March 11, 2011), recovery efforts continue—finding housing for the displaced, deciding on which cities to rebuild and how to rebuild them and planning for […]

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