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New Cyber Center Opens at Augusta University in Georgia

University partners with state on $100 million Georgia Cyber Center for cybersecurity education and research.

The state of Georgia and Augusta University have opened a new $100 million cybersecurity education and research operation called the Georgia Cyber Center. The center, a partnership between the state and the university, is located at the university, and intended to improve both Georgia's and the nation's cybersecurity through research, workforce development, and entrepreneurship.

Its physical plant spans 332,000 square feet in two adjacent buildings, the first of which – the Hull McKnight Building – and the 340-seat auditorium opened July 10. In addition to the auditorium, the center features restricted access to meet classified and high-security needs, secure briefing space, a cyber range, an incubator/accelerator program, spaces for collaboration, and classrooms equipped for virtual and on-site training. The second building is scheduled to open in December 2018.

The Georgia Cyber Center comes as the Augusta area prepares for the relocation of the US Army Cyber Command, set to complete its move from the Washington DC area to Fort Gordon in the coming years. Students from academia, private industry, government, and the military will to take classes taught by faculty from Augusta University, the US Army Cyber School, Cyber Protection Brigade, and NSA Georgia. In addition, all upper-division courses for the school's computer science, information technology, and cyber programs will be taught at the new facility.

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