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CCOE fulfills its aims through a number of programs and initiatives. These stimulate economic growth by building the cyber industry, as well as foster a safe and secure cyber environment region-wide.

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Check back often for the latest information about CCOE as well as announcements of special events, meetings, new initiatives and partnerships.

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Check here for member company job postings and cyber career opportunities in San Diego.

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What is CCOE?

A Growing Cybersecurity Ecosystem

This non-profit organization promotes alignment and collaboration within the cyber community. By capitalizing on San Diego’s unique strengths in this growing and future-oriented field, CCOE aims to accelerate the regional economy by:

  • Fostering cooperation through the established cyber community here
  • Attracting and nurturing talent
  • Creating new opportunities for business

San Diego’s Cyber Economy

While founded by a collection of world-class cyber companies with operations in San Diego, CCOE is open to any organization with a stake in our regional cyber economy. Founding participants include Sentek Global, ESET, Qualcomm, FICO, Lockton Insurance, Morrison Foerster, San Diego Regional EDC and the United States Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR).

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Ken Slaght

RADM (Ret) Ken Slaght
CCOE Co-Chair & President

“San Diego is uniquely poised to capitalize on its position as a leader in cybersecurity because of the many diverse companies, organizations and people who call the region home and see the value in protecting cyberspace. Our vision for the Cyber Center of Excellence is to bring all the stakeholders together and make our region a national epicenter for cybersecurity innovation.”
Andrew Lee

Andrew Lee,
CCOE Co-Chair

“Our region’s expertise, resources, and institutional leadership in cybersecurity make us a national leader for technology innovation. CCOE partnership will bring together both the public and private sector to find new ways to support this economic engine and bring value to the San Diego area.”

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