News Release

Gebril hunting threats in computer network traffic

Grant and Award Announcement

George Mason University

Mohamed Gebril, Associate Professor, Cyber Security Engineering, is conducting threat hunting operations and performing incident response on large, real-time data containing suspicious network traffic. 

He is also performing incident response by creating incident response cases of flagged anomalies and developing an alert system.  

Gebril received $50,000 from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for this project. Funding began in May 2023 and will end in late May 2024. 


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