The Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois is teaming with industry and education partners to launch the Midwest Cyber Center of Excellence.  It is a non-profit organization that has been formed to address needs in the cybersecurity labor market that is being projected by local military, financial, business and law-enforcement agencies.

Ellen Krohne, Executive Director of Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois, tells The Big Z cybersecurity is a field that has a growing need for skilled workers.

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The Aegis Strategies Foundation is located immediately outside Scott Air Force Base, and has agreed to fund and house the center’s training center and lab facility.  A search for an executive director to lead the effort is now underway.


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