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.View Programs
A Collaborative Cybersecurity Ecosystem
Cyber Center of Excellence (CCOE) is a San Diego-based nonprofit that mobilizes businesses, academia and government to grow the regional cyber economy and create a more secure digital community for all. By capitalizing on San Diego’s unique strengths, CCOE’s programs and initiatives aim to:
Our programs earned CCOE a spotlight in the White House’s 2023 National Cyber Workforce & Education Strategy as an Ecosystem in Action.
While founded by a collection of world-class cyber organizations with operations in San Diego, CCOE is open to any company with a stake in our regional cyber economy. We invite you to join industry leaders including Booz Allen Hamilton, City of San Diego, Cooley, Deloitte, ESET, FBI, FICO, Lockton, Mastercard’s RiskRecon, Port of San Diego, Qualcomm, San Diego Regional Airport Authority, San Diego Regional EDC, Scripps Health, Sharp Healthcare, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Navy’s Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) and the U.S. Secret Service to move the needle on challenges and opportunities facing the industry.
Rising job growth and economic impact coupled with a robust talent pool
Sources: CCOE and San Diego Regional EDC’s Cybersecurity is Everyone’s Business: San Diego’s Cyber Industry Study, October 2023 and CCOE and San Diego Regional EDC’s Securing the Future: AI and San Diego’s Cyber Industry Study, June 2021