Innovative Cybersecurity Technology and Policy Solutions
Center for Assurance Research and Engineering, or CARE is a research center focusing on cybersecurity, housed in the Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University. CARE's research has the following unique approaches:
• Research to Practice Orientation - We transform our research into innovative technology and policy solutions to increase security in real-world settings including through research spinoffs and corporate startups.
•Multi-disciplinary Approach - Cybersecurity is multidisciplinary by nature and CARE expertise and approach to cybersecurity challenges spans technology, business and governance and policy.
• Wide Ranging Perspective - With engagement at the city and county level and internationally with governments, companies and universities in Asia, Europe, Africa and South America, CARE has perspectives and insights into cybersecurity issues in widely varying contexts and circumstances.
CARE Sponsors and Partners
George Mason University Welcomes Manila-based Shirin Hamid, CIO, from Asian Development Bank as Guest Speaker
George Mason University Welcomes Manila-based Shirin Hamid, CIO, from Asian Development Bank as Guest Speaker “Achieving Better Development Results by Modernizing IT Systems: Real Time Lessons from Asia” Friday, September 28th, 2018 7:45am – 8:30am Registration and Networking 8:30am – 9:45am Program Sponsored by the School of Business and the Volgenau School of Engineering’s CARE Read more about George Mason University Welcomes Manila-based Shirin Hamid, CIO, from Asian Development Bank as Guest Speaker[…]
With speakers from as far as Japan and from cyber start-ups, government and universities and audiences from across the Washington region, the Mason Cybersecurity Innovation Forum completed its fifth year in April. Sponsored by the Volgenau School of Engineering’s Center for Assurance and Research & Engineering (CARE) and the School of Business, the Cybersecurity Innovation Read more about Mason Cybersecurity Innovation Forum Completes Successful 2017-2018 – Looking Forward to 2018-2019[…]
Written by Christina Batcheler on May 30, 2018 Humphrey Fellow, Ibrahim Shahristani, is visiting George Mason University for six weeks and working with Professor J.P. Auffret in researching the application of best practices of digital service delivery for Afghanistan. Shahirstani’s visit follows his two semesters at Syracuse University as part of the Humphrey Fellowship Program, which is affiliated Read more about Humphrey Fellow from Afghanistan Explores Government Digital Services Delivery at Mason[…]
Written by Nanci Hellmich “Mason Engineering has a robust cybersecurity program that crosses disciplinary engineering boundaries and includes robots, drones, autonomous vehicles, health care, smart cities, and the electrical grid,” says J.P. Auffret, PhD, Associate Director, Center for Assurance Research and Engineering (CARE), Volgenau School of Engineering and Director, Research Partnerships and Grants Initiative, School Read more about Mason Engineering experts will highlight cybersecurity research for their partners[…]
Mason Connects Assistive Technology, Smart Homes and Senior Housing Design in Innovative Multidisciplinary Conference
Written by Christina Batcheler Technology experts, policy makers, health care providers, architects, senior living community leaders, and educators gathered at George Mason University’s Founders Hall in Arlington for the Assistive Technology to Smart Homes and Senior Housing Design Conference. The conference featured ways the technology, real estate, and innovation communities can come together and collaborate to Read more about Mason Connects Assistive Technology, Smart Homes and Senior Housing Design in Innovative Multidisciplinary Conference[…]
Written by Christina Batcheler Mason’s School of Business, Mason’s Center for Assurance Research and Engineering (CARE) and Montgomery Blair High School’s Cybersecurity Club in Maryland partnered for the second year in a row for the student-led Cybersecurity Capture the Flag (CTF) Competition, angstromCTF. “We were honored to be chosen as the academic partner again for Read more about Mason Partners for the Second Year in a Row With Student-led angstromCTF’s Cyber Competition[…]
Written by Christina Batcheler J.P. Auffret, was elected as the third president of the International Academy of CIO (IAC) at the 12th IAC Annual Meeting and Conference held in Moscow in October. Founded in 2006, the IAC (International Academy of CIO) is a global academic and professional society with co-founders including Japan, USA, Indonesia, Philippines, Read more about J.P. Auffret, Elected President of the International Academy of CIO (IAC)[…]
Two Mason Professors, J.P. Auffret and Angelos Stavrou Receive Grant from the National Security Agency Supporting the Cybersecurity National Action Plan
Written by Christina Batcheler Two Mason Professors, J.P. Auffret and Angelos Stavrou have been awarded a $160,000 grant by the National Security Agency to develop Cybersecurity curricula for undergraduate, graduate, and executive education. Dr. Angelos Stavrou, Professor of Computer Science, Volgenau School of Engineering and Director, Center for Assurance Research and Engineering (CARE) and Dr. Read more about Two Mason Professors, J.P. Auffret and Angelos Stavrou Receive Grant from the National Security Agency Supporting the Cybersecurity National Action Plan[…]
March Cybersecurity Leadership and Smart City Conference Highlights Smart City Development and Cybersecurity Initiatives; Furthers Engagement with State and Local Governments
Written by Christina Batcheler 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 Read more about March Cybersecurity Leadership and Smart City Conference Highlights Smart City Development and Cybersecurity Initiatives; Furthers Engagement with State and Local Governments[…]
Mason Researchers Help Bolster Virginia Cybersecurity Efforts by Partnering State Cities and Counties
Source: 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. […]