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The Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS) conducts comprehensive analyses and research to improve the safety and security of the United States and its allies across all critical infrastructure sectors. For more information, click here.

The CIP Report

The Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS) at George Mason School of Business is pleased to present the new digital version of The CIP Report.

Education Programs

The Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS) at the George Mason University School of Business offers education resources to the critical infrastructure community through Mason’s Executive MBA program, as well as the CIP Higher Education Initiative. Click to learn more.

Events

Check in here for a calendar of upcoming events hosted by the Center, as well as events from important members of the critical infrastructure community and engagements featuring presentations from CIP/HS staff and fellows.

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of May 15, 2017

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring you four stories focused on infrastructure investment, with a focus on transportation. We continue to follow the news regarding the WannaCry ransomware attack and its effects on critical infrastructure around the world. We look forward to sharing reports on the impacts and implications of the event as the […]

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In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of May 8, 2017

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring you news on public-private partnership efforts in Texas, a new executive order on cybersecurity, and the latest reports on efforts to increase investment in critical infrastructure across the United States. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all the speakers, presenters, panelists, and guests who […]

Read More: In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of May 8, 2017

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of May 1, 2017

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we have reports on federal IT and cybersecurity policy, guidance for private-sector entities in shoring up defenses for cyber intrusion attempts and natural disasters, and other reports from cybersecurity experts and the water sector. Spending Deal Boosts Funds for DHS Office Securing Cyber Infrastructure Morgan Chalfant from The Hill reports […]

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In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of April 24, 2017

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we share news from St. Louis on proposals to privatize aspects of the city’s Lambert airport, the latest commentary on cybersecurity at the federal and local level, and some new market analysis on critical infrastructure with trends for the future. White House official slams ‘unacceptable’ cyber status quo From EnergyWire, […]

Read More: In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of April 24, 2017

From the Director – March/ April 2017: Upcoming Events and The CIP Report

Dear CIP Report Readers, Greetings from the Center for Infrastructure Protection at the Arlington Campus of George Mason University.  I wanted to take the opportunity to update you all on our plans for forthcoming issues, as we have changed our cycle to better report on recent events and focus on some important offerings coming later […]

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In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of April 17, 2017

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring you editorials on the dams and water sectors, reports from the United States and Australia on cyber defense, and some looks at the latest tools and policy directions in the U.S. and U.K. Energy Department Exercise Reveals ‘Gaps’ in Major Cyber Incident Response Morgan Chalfant, writing for The […]

Read More: In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of April 17, 2017

Aging Waterways, Out of the Box Solutions

Denise Rucker Krepp, EMR USA On March 28, 2017, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing to examine the United States’ increasing dependence on foreign sources of minerals and opportunities to rebuild and improve the country’s supply chain.[1]  Senator Murkoswi, the Chair of the committee, sought input from witnesses on ways to […]

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In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of April 10, 2017

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we look at proposals for implementation of infrastructure upgrades, a proposal from Great Britain to provide insurance for driverless vehicle incidents, and news on concerns surrounding cybersecurity in the public health sector. Great Britain: Technology Bill Introduced to Regulate Driverless Cars, Increase Penalties for Misuse of Lasers From the Library […]

Read More: In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of April 10, 2017

In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of April 3, 2017

This Week in Critical Infrastructure we bring the latest in cyber policy from Congress, as well as expert commentary relating to industrial control system security and critical infrastructure policy in Australia. Expert Tells House Committee: “Healthcare Cybersecurity is Worse Than Reported” On April 4, 2017, Terence M. Rice, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer […]

Read More: In the News – This Week in Critical Infrastructure: Week of April 3, 2017

In the News: CIP/HS Director Mark Troutman Featured in Mason School of Business Tech & Cyber Blog

Dr. Mark Troutman, Director of the Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security, is featured in the April/May 2017 “Researcher Spotlight” from the George Mason University School of Business Research and Grants eNewsletter. In the article, Troutman talks about the Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security’s current and future projects, as well as opportunities […]

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Building Personal Resilience

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