Upcoming Events

CSPS Distinguished Speaker Series Presents:

Cyber Security & the Role of the FBI

Featuring: Steven M. Kelly and Jamil N. Jaffer

Friday, November 22, 2019

5pm EST

Van Metre Hall, Room 113

3351 Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA 22201

Cyberspace is one of the newest frontiers of society—it provides many opportunities and vulnerabilities for states in the modern system. Steven Kelly will explain how US government agencies shore up these vulnerabilities, their distinct mission and tasks, and how recent administrations have grappled with the policy challenges of cyberspace as a national security issue.

Steven M. Kelly is a Supervisory Special Agent in the Cyber Division at FBI Headquarters and serves as Chief of Cyber Policy. From 2013-2015 he served at the White House National Security Council as Director for Cybersecurity Policy.

Jamil N. Jaffer is 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. Professor Jaffer is also a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution and is affiliated with Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation.

Register for the event by emailing csps@gmu.edu


Trip to Norfolk Naval Station

Saturday, November 23, 2019

7:30 AM – 10:00 PM EST

Van Metre Hall, Room 113

3351 Fairfax Drive

3351 Fairfax Dr

Arlington, VA 22201

All-day tour of Naval Station Norfolk, including an aircraft carrier, a submarine, & a destroyer.

Please join CSPS on Saturday, November 23rd for an all-day tour of Naval Station Norfolk. Participants will tour an aircraft carrier, a submarine and a destroyer while discussing the role that the U.S. Navy plays in national security.

The trip will run from 7:30 am to 10 pm. CSPS will provide transportation to and from the Fairfax and Arlington campuses; a light breakfast; and lunch. Participants will need to purchase dinner at the naval station.

This event is only open to Mason students and faculty. U.S. citizens must bring a drivers license with them on the day of the event. U.S. Navy regulations require that non-U.S. citizens and dual citizens provide a passport number, birthdate and country of origin by November 9th.

For more information, please contact Connor Monie at cmonie@masonlive.gmu.edu.

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/trip-to-norfolk-naval-station-tickets-80385327679