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In a recent article published by the Belleville News Democrat, they quoted, “We’re humble Midwesterners, but we should not be any longer.” These words are eerily similar to a message shared during the early stages of our strategic planning. This is how the Midwest Cyber Center described our work and our organization’s mission. I think […]
Last week we had the privilege to not only attend, but participate as a speaker, in the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) conference in Dayton, OH. It was an incredible event that brought industry, academia, and organizations like ours together to learn and grow. There were many conversations throughout the event on degrees, education […]
A new crowdsourced mapping system has arrived in St. Louis’ startup scene: STLTechMap.com. By Kelly Hamilton – January 18, 2017 Estimated reading time: 3 minute(s) Ever since EQ published our ecosystem map as a printed infographic a couple of years ago, we have received great feedback. People have told us they hang it on their […]
Midwest Cyber Center is honored to announce TRI-COR Industries as a Business Partner. TCI has a long, robust history of solving problems and delivering value to our clients, which began when our founder Mr. Louis Gonzalez, identified a need to build high performing computer system to address data processing requirements for the Federal government. This […]
Hacking, data breaches, and compromised systems and servers have necessitated that cyber security become a national (and global) priority. As cyber security becomes an increasingly discussed topic, T-REX is driving the local conversation as a cyber hub. The Downtown tech innovation center has been acting as a regional visionary, setting the table for proactive collaboration between organizations […]
Midwest Cyber Center is honored to announce the St. Louis Regional Chamber as a Supporting Partner. They have supported our mission from the beginning, but reconfirmed their support this week joining our team. The St. Louis Regional Chamber traces its roots to 1836 – making us one of the oldest Chambers of Commerce in the […]
In preparation for the upcoming National CyberPatriot IX Competition, Midwest Cyber Center of Excellence (MWCCOE) hosted a MWCCOE HackSpace Competition for high school and middle school students Sept 10 at Maryville University and Sept 17 at Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, IL.
There’s no doubt that St. Louis’ cyber security scene is heating up. This Saturday kicks off National Cyber Security Awareness Month, with a series of events likely to create more buzz around all that’s happening in our local cyber community.
Cybersecurity is scary. It’s utterly necessary yet nearly impossible to comprehensively understand. The reason for this is simple: Nearly every piece of information in the modern world is exposed to risk. In addition to federal infrastructure and national security, cyber attacks target financial information, aerospace technology, intellectual property, healthcare records and almost every aspect of a […]
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