Georgia invests in cybersecurity — GCN

Georgia invests in cybersecurity

To help Georgia improve its cybersecurity posture, the Georgia Cyber Center opened its doors to the public on July 10.

The $100 million Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta, Ga., is a private-public partnership where leaders from state agencies such as the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and Georgia Department of Defense are working with universities to strengthen cyber defenses, combat the growing number and complexity of cyberattacks and build a talent pipeline.

The Georgia Technology Authority manages the operations of the Georgia Cyber Center.  The facility includes a cyber range for education and training purposes and a demonstration space to highlight cyber research taking place at throughout the University System of Georgia. GBI’s new Cyber Crime Unit will also be housed in the center so allow law enforcement professionals across the state can access to the agency’s expertise

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