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Publication date: October 28, 2022

GMU tells students be proactive to stay ahead in the cyber race

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Since 2004, the president of the United States and Congress have declared October to be Cybersecurity Awareness Month and this year’s campaign theme is “See Yourself in Cyber,” helping citizens protect themselves online as our technology, and threats to that technology, become more sophisticated and interwoven in our daily lives

“Cyberattacks affect our day-to-day lives, our economy, and our national security. By destroying, corrupting, or stealing information from our computer systems and networks, they can impact electric grids and fuel pipelines, hospitals, and police departments, businesses and schools, and many other critical services that Americans trust and rely on every day,” read a proclamation signed by President Joe Biden in late September.

One way the private industry is working to improve cybersecurity is through partnerships with universities that work to prepare students for a career in the field.

In 2015 George Mason University launched it’s one-of-a-kind cyber […]

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