Colorado Springs cybersecurity center announces new name to clear confusion with FBI


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A new cybersecurity center in Colorado Springs has changed its name, launched a national search for its CEO and will soon open temporary offices near the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus.

The nonprofit center’s 12-person board of directors Tuesday voted to rename the facility the National Cybersecurity Center from the National Cyber Intelligence Center because the FBI’s National Crime Information Center in West Virginia already uses the NCIC acronym and also to remove the word intelligence from the name since the center has no intelligence role, said Ed Anderson, the center’s interim director. The retired Army lieutenant general also is executive director of strategic military, science, space and security initiatives for UCCS.

“Our work in getting this brand new National Cybersecurity Center off the drawing board is on pace,” Anderson said Thursday in a news release. “Our

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