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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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About Us

A Growing Cybersecurity Ecosystem

The Cyber Center of Excellence is a non-profit dedicated to accelerating the region’s cyber economy and positioning it as a global hub of cyber innovation. By capitalizing on San Diego’s unique strengths in this expanding and future-oriented field, CCOE aims to grow the regional economy by:

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

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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CCOE Annual Report 2017

San Diego’s Cyber Economy by the Numbers

Rising job growth and economic impact coupled with a robust talent pool

San Diegos Cyber Economy Stats
EIS Report 2016
San Diego Cyber Incident Response Guide October 2017

Source: CCOE’s San Diego Cybersecurity Industry Economic Impact Analysis and Workforce Study, June 2016

*Since San Diego Regional EDC’s 2014 Cybersecurity in San Diego: An Economic Impact and Industry Assessment

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Ken Slaght

RADM (Ret) Ken Slaght
CCOE 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,

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