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.
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Chih Ho Chou, Section Chief, The Department of Cyber Security, Executive Yuan, Government of Taiwan Visits Mason; Researches Similarities and Differences in Approach to Cyber Security Legislation and Policy Between Taiwan and the U.S. with JP Auffret
On January 1, 2019, Taiwan’s executive branch of government began implementing the Cyber Security Management Act which was enacted by the President on June 6, 2018 and passed by the Legislative Yuan in May 2018. Chih Ho Chou’s time at Mason will contribute to his work on this task force implementing the Act. He will Read more about Chih Ho Chou, Section Chief, The Department of Cyber Security, Executive Yuan, Government of Taiwan Visits Mason; Researches Similarities and Differences in Approach to Cyber Security Legislation and Policy Between Taiwan and the U.S. with JP Auffret[…]
Humphrey Fellow from Central African Republic Visiting Mason to Explore ICT for Development and Cybersecurity Policy
Humphrey Fellow, Serge Adouaka-Ngoimale is visiting George Mason University for six weeks and working with Professor J.P. Auffret, director, Research Partnerships in the School of Business and associate director of the Center for Assurance Research and Engineering in the Volgenau School of Engineering at Mason on the topics of ICT for Development and Cybersecurity Policy Read more about Humphrey Fellow from Central African Republic Visiting Mason to Explore ICT for Development and Cybersecurity Policy[…]
The following article was submitted by Malek Ben Salem, PhD, Cybersecurity Senior Manager, Accenture Labs about Adversarial AI. Accenture generously supports our Cybersecurity Innovation Forum series, an evening, and speaker event with cybersecurity experts and tech innovators four times a year, sponsored by Volgenau’s CARE center and the School of Business at George Mason University. Read more about The New Cyberattack Surface: Artificial Intelligence[…]
Call for Papers-14th IAC Annual Conference in Taipei, Taiwan. Topic: Driving Digital Government Transformation by Innovative Tech – Sept. 25-27, 2019. Abstracts due June 15.
The 14th International Academy of CIO Annual Conference on September 25th to 27th, 2019 in Taipei, Taiwan is being held at a time of great technology related opportunity and risk. There is opportunity in new product and services that bridge time and space and enable greater access and speed in fields as diverse as government, Read more about Call for Papers-14th IAC Annual Conference in Taipei, Taiwan. Topic: Driving Digital Government Transformation by Innovative Tech – Sept. 25-27, 2019. Abstracts due June 15.[…]
Countries in all regions of the world are continuing to make strides in efforts to enhance Digital Government and foster digital innovation according to a new report launched today by The Institute of D-Government at Waseda University, Tokyo in cooperation with the International Academy of CIO (IAC). The Institute of Digital Government, Waseda University headed Read more about 2018 Waseda – IAC Digital Government Rankings Released[…]
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[…]