The Columbus Region has a robust cybersecurity industry represented by leading companies, world-class research institutions and innovative industry partnerships.
The Columbus Region workforce is powered by an abundance of IT education options, the Region is home to key institutions that are advancing global advancements in cybersecurity, including the Columbus Collaboratory, American Electric Power and Battelle.
Wiretap – a cybersecurity startup that helps companies watch out for nefarious activity while encouraging collaboration with increasingly popular networking software like Slack and Microsoft Corp.'s Office 365 – has raised $3 million from the Columbus offices of two venture capital firms.
The Columbus class is more than halfway through training that started in September, hosted at Rev1 Ventures. The intense full-day, 14-week course costs $12,000 and provides a certificate in one of two in-demand programming languages – Java or .Net.
Reveelium Inc., a subsidiary of Paris-based cybersecurity company ITrust, uses artificial intelligence to help clients detect anomalies in data that could indicate a breach.
|Company||Securely Provision||Operate & Maintain||Protect & Defend||Investigate||Collect & Operate||AnalyzeInterpretation||Oversight & Development|
|American Electric Power**||X||X||X||X|
|DLA Network Operations and Security Center (NOSC)**||X||X||X||X||X|
|Eagle Research Group||X||X||X||X|
|Ohio Army National Guard Cyber Protection Team**||X||X||X||X|
|Ohio Supercomputer Center||X||X|
More than 20 higher education institutions in the Columbus Region offer vocational IT training and four-year IT degrees.
The Columbus Collaboratory is a unique consortium of Columbus companies working together to fill the talent pipeline and develop innovative cybersecurity solutions.