As Georgia Builds Cybersecurity Center, Augusta Weaves It into the Community

(TNS) — The future of cyber already is here — and it’s helping chart where the Augusta area is headed.

That’s part of what experts from Augusta University and the Fort Gordon Cyber District shared Wednesday during a panel discussion with area business leaders.

“Cyber for the Future” was the discussion topic at the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Luncheon Series at Savannah Rapids Pavilion.

Augusta is a growing focal point of cyber activity. Fort Gordon, already home to the Army’s largest cyber training center, will become the home of the Army’s Cyber Command by 2020.

Also, the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center — designed to promote modernization in cybersecurity through public-private partnerships — is under construction on Reynolds Street downtown.

The center will anchor AU’s Riverfront Campus.

“If there’s one thing I want you to leave with, it’s that what we’re doing in cyber in this region

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