The Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS), originally called the CIP Project, is located in the George Mason University School of Business at the Arlington Campus. The Center received initial funding in 2002 through the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and enjoyed subsequent renewal through several years. As the project expanded, on-going activities were leveraged to generate new funding that matured to address unexplored areas of critical infrastructure protection, evolving into a family of projects under the umbrella of the Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS). Additional funding sources since have included, but are not limited to, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Battelle, and Sandia National Laboratories. CIP/HS is currently completing a multi-year Higher Education Initiative with DHS to develop and evaluate curriculum for graduate and professional workforce training and education in topics vital to the critical infrastructure community. This work led to the creation of a critical infrastructure track in the George Mason University Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program. CIP/HS has further developed this educational approach through executive education for domestic and international audiences.
Visiting the Center
3351 N. Fairfax Drive, MSN 6B6
Arlington, VA 22201
The Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security is located on the 4th Floor of Founders Hall, School of Business Suite.