Cyber Security


Transcript: 05/20/2016: KXRM (FOX) … cyber attackers will have an enemy of their own now… today.. governor john hickenlooper signed a cyber- security initiative bill.. into law it’s the kick-off to a new national cyber intelligence center in colorado springs. here are the facts first… eight million dollars in state funds will be used to renovate a u-c-c-s owned building… it will be home to this new intelligence center.the goal is to protect our local military.. along with state.. federal.. and local government. fox21’s aisha morales explains why colorado springs was chosen… aisha.. governor hickenlooper and other political leaders he worked with on this say colorado springs is already home to over 85 agencies looking to protect cyber security..he says with so much of our business being done on the internet.. we just can’t take any chances. retired army leutenant general ed anderson will head the nation’s cyber intelligence agency right here in colorado springs.. anderson: “as you know the three pillars.. cyber institute.. the cyber research education and training center… and the rapid response center those three.. but too often peoplel look at those things as seperate entities and they’re not we picked those and designed those.. for them to work together…”and the goal isnt exaclty to help large corporations.. anderson”sll businesses and medium sized businesses who don’t have the resources to be able to have thier own organic cyber security cabability.. and so we will be able to help them.”governor hickenlooper… . says cyber attacks are a reality.. and we can’t let it happen to us.. hickenlooper: “a large attack.. all of our critical infrastructure.. could be at risk.. the very way we do business. if peope don’t trust in being able to do thier business on the internet all of a sudden we take a giant step backwards.. and we want to make sure that doesn’t happen.”local government and our military will also be in line for protection… suthers: “air force space command.. norad/northcom.. and so many of our critical military missions that are here that are so cyber dependent.”the whole idea is to always stay ahead of a possible attack… “what we want to do is take it to the step of being procative.. we’d like to be in the protection and preventive area.” the kick off for this center will most likely happen at the end of the year… governor hickenlooper says there is a good chance…over time.. it will create thousands of jobs for colorado springs. abbie. …