CYBERCTRAC and CyberWorx need industry’s help

The Center for Technology, Research and Commercialization has a new opportunity for local professionals wanting to help solve real problems in the Air Force. In partnership with the Air Force’s CyberWorx program, CTRAC is looking for 8-10 industry leaders to participate in a weeklong design sprint February 13-17 at Catalyst Campus to help identify mission-related cyber dependencies for Air Force …

Academy’s CyberWorx aids city efforts

THE ISSUE: The cyber crime wave is cresting, expected to rise to $6 trillion by 2021. WHAT WE THINK: Combined efforts from the National Cybersecurity Center and local businesses are now joined by the Air Force Academy’s CyberWorx program — and that benefits everyone. Read More

CYBERUSAFA: CyberWorx program is now operational

Military officials have announced that the Air Force Academy’s CyberWorx program — designed to train the next generation of American warfighters to more effectively engage threats in cyberspace — has reached its “initial operating capability.” High-ranking Air Force officials from the Academy and from Air Force Space Command announced the achievement at a press conference last Wednesday (Feb. 8) during …

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Blakely + Company opens second office at Catalyst Campus

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 24, 2017 – Blakely + Company, a full-service advertising agency in downtown Colorado Springs, has opened a second office at Catalyst Campus for Technology & Innovation. For the past year, Blakely + Company has provided strategic insight, graphic design, website design, event planning, video production, public relations and brand development for Catalyst Campus. Recently, the two …

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Colorado Springs nonprofit seeks software developers for cadet project | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

The Center for Technology, Research and Commercialization at Catalyst Campus is seeking software or application developers to help Air Force Academy cadets create a mobile application to report and predict mass atrocities worldwide through crowd sourcing. The project is part of a competition among teams from each service academy that ends with a presentation and application demonstration in late April …

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Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Rebecca A. Decker | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

Rebecca A. Decker, DBA, PMP, marketing and business engagement manager of the Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation and the Southern Colorado Technology Alliance, was named the 2016 Regional Distinguished Young AFCEAN for the Great Plains-Rocky Mountain Region of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. Decker will be honored during the AFCEA WEST 2017 Conference in San Diego Feb. …

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Bennet hears women business leaders

post-info-right post-info-in post-info-out post-info-wrap post-info-date post-header U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet met with women entrepreneurs like Kathy Boe of Boecore Inc. to discuss support and infrastructure needed to grow their businesses. social-sharing-top U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet met with local leaders of women-owned small businesses last week at Catalyst Campus to learn how he can best support the Colorado Springs business ecosystem …

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Economist: Cybersecurity industry trying to fill 450 jobs in Colorado Springs

Cybersecurity employers in Colorado Springs have at least 450 openings they are trying to fill, and that number probably will climb in coming months and years in the fast-growing industry, a local economist said Thursday. That’s before the industry growth that is forecast to be generated by the opening of the National Cybersecurity Center,, said Tatiana Bailey, director of the …

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Cyber panel addresses local workforce shortage

Expanding cybersecurity education, enhancing collaboration in academia and industry, and increasing awareness about career opportunities in Colorado Springs were solutions suggested by a cyber panel Nov. 10 at Catalyst Campus concerning the 1,200 unfilled cybersecurity positions in the city. During the Cybersecurity Workforce Development Forum, a panel of representatives from Pikes Peak Community College, the National Cybersecurity Center and Colorado …