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CIOs and IT Executive Leadership – From Engineering Education to Innovations in ICT and Technology Webinar with Dr. J.P. Auffret

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This article comes from The International Federation of Engineering Education Societies Webinar Series. The rapid development and adoption of mobiles and Internet have had major impacts on society and ICT is now a key component of national development in healthcare, education, financial services, smart cities and poverty reduction. Newer technologies including AI, robotics and blockchain […]

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Scaling Local Government Cybersecurity Article Written by Marissa Da Silva on September 26th, 2019

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Scaling Local Government Cybersecurity – Written by Marissa Da Silva on September 26th, 2019 With the increasing reliance upon information technology, cybersecurity is strategic imperative for communities across the United States. Unfortunately, many cities don’t have sufficient budgets or expertise when it comes to addressing the cybersecurity challenge. Jean-Pierre (J.P) Auffret, director, research partnerships, School […]

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14th Annual IAC Conference, “Driving Digital Government Transformation by Innovative Technologies,” to be Held in Taiwan on September 25 -27, 2019, hosted by Taiwan National Development Council, Taiwan E-Governance Research Center and the International Academy of CIO

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The International Academy of CIO (IAC) announces the topic of “Driving Digital Government Transformation by Innovative Technologies,” for the 14th Annual IAC Conference to be held on September 25 -27, 2019 in Taipei, Taiwan, hosted by Taiwan National Development Council and Taiwan E-Governance Research Center. The conference’s speakers will include Dr. Mei-ling Chen, Minister, National […]

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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

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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 […]

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Humphrey Fellow from Central African Republic Visiting Mason to Explore ICT for Development and Cybersecurity Policy

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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 […]

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The New Cyberattack Surface: Artificial Intelligence

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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. […]

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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.

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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, […]

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2018 Waseda – IAC Digital Government Rankings Released

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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 […]