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West Virginia Local and State Government Election Security and Cybersecurity Workshop

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When: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 (Lunch is included) Where: Flatwoods Days Inn & Suites and Conference Center, Sutton, WV Who should attend: State and local government administrators, state and local government election officials, county clerks, IT and cybersecurity managers and personnel, election experts, police and emergency IT managers and personnel. […]

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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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West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky Local and State Government Cybersecurity Partnering Workshop Agenda

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  West Virginia-Ohio-Kentucky Local and State Government Cybersecurity Partnership Workshop When: 9:30am- 4:00pm, Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 (Lunch is included) Where: BRAD D. SMITH FOUNDATION HALL – 519 John Marshall Drive – Huntington, WV 25703 Who should attend: State and local government administrators, IT and cybersecurity managers and personnel, public school IT and cybersecurity managers and personnel, […]

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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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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 […]

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Mason Cybersecurity Innovation Forum Completes Successful 2017-2018 – Looking Forward to 2018-2019

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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 […]

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Mason Engineering experts will highlight cybersecurity research for their partners

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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 […]