Director, Center for Cyber and Homeland Security, George Washington UniversityFrank Cilluffo is Vice President at the George Washington University where he leads a number of national security and cybersecurity policy and research initiatives. Cilluffo directs the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security, and runs the university's World Executive MBA in Cybersecurity program. Prior to joining GW, Cilluffo served as Special Assistant to the President for Homeland Security. Immediately following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Cilluffo was appointed by President George W. Bush to the newly created Office of Homeland Security. Cilluffo is routinely called upon to advise senior officials in the Executive Branch, US Armed Services, and state and local governments on an array of national and homeland security strategy and policy matters.