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George Mason University CyberSecurity Innovation Forum Announces Speakers for September 28 Event

Please Join us for The George Mason University Cybersecurity Innovation Forum

As with previous events, the Forum will consist of a series of 15-20 minute case study presentations by cybersecurity experts and technology innovators followed by a Q&A.

The focus of the meetings is on cybersecurity innovation including innovation rationale and motivation, technology, metrics, and lessons learned.

We are excited to announce our speakers will be:

  • Heather Dahl, Co-Founder and CEO of Indico.tech
  • Jamil Jaffer, Founder & Executive Director, National Security Institute; Director, National Security Law & Policy Program; Assistant Professor of Law, George Mason University

Heather C. Dahl is the co-founder and CEO of Indico.tech. Through her vision and leadership, Indicio has become a global leader in decentralized identity, launching a blockchain-based distributed network on five continents, creating the first implementation of a complete ecosystem for sharing privacy-preserving digital health credentials, which was donated to Linux Foundation Public Health for use by public health agencies across the world, and developing a series of innovations in software to manage identity and data sharing.

For more information: https://indicio.tech/heather-c-dahl-biography/

Jamil Jaffer – Founder & Executive Director, National Security Institute; Director, National Security Law & Policy Program; Assistant Professor of Law, George Mason University

Jamil currently serves as Founder and Executive Director of the National Security Institute and as an Assistant Professor of Law and Director of the National Security Law & Policy Program at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, where he teaches classes on counterterrorism, intelligence, surveillance, cybersecurity, and other national security matters, as well as a summer course in Padua, Italy with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch. Jamil is also affiliated with Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation and previously served as a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution from 2016 – 2019.

For more information: https://www.law.gmu.edu/faculty/directory/fulltime/jaffer_jamil_n

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George Mason University’s (GMU) Volgenau School of Engineering’s CARE and School of Business sponsor the events.

The Cybersecurity Innovation Forum Series is generously supported by Accenture.