Securing Critical Infrastructure

A cybersecurity engineering senior design team is penetration testing a scaled-down industrial control system provided by industry partner Dragos, Inc.

Taking it to the streets

Driving three decked-out Toyota Corollas, researchers are taking to the busy streets of northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. to test sensors and cameras they’ve installed to simulate a self-driving car.

Research of Impact

Our faculty researchers work on real-world problems in cyber space.

National Recognition

The Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute received high remarks from President Joe Biden for their dedication to protecting national infrastructure from cybersecurity attacks.

5G Digital Innovations

Mason partners with COMSovereignty and Widelity to bring 5G technology on campus, in hopes of furthering smart infrastructure and collaborating with the Northern Virginia Node of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI).


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The spire on Mason's Fairfax campus lit up green.
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The Department of Cyber Security Engineering offers both bachelor's and master's degrees in cyber security engineering.