New York City is investing in the 

innovation economy. Join us.

In June 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio released the New York Works plan, which highlighted the City’s commitment to supporting the growth of a local cybersecurity industry. 


Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing areas of the innovation economy and is projected to reach $170 billion in global spending by 2020. 


New York City is well-positioned to become a global leader for cybersecurity. NYC is home to a talented and diverse workforce and major industries buying cybersecurity technologies.

COMMUNITY

Grow startups, facilitate cross-sector engagement, and strengthen the 
cyber community

INNOVATION

Commercialize and scale academic research, producing new companies and jobs

TALENT

Connect and develop a homegrown workforce with relevant, industry-informed cyber career skills
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New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is launching Cyber NYC— an innovative suite of public-private partnerships focused on three goals: 

OPPORTUNITIES

Within the multiple work streams outlined below, NYCEDC has identified the Cyber Center, hosting New York City’s first cybersecurity-dedicated accelerator and Cyber NYC’s Applied Learning Initiative as the core components that have the greatest potential to drive impact with the cybersecurity sector.

New programs and services will help build the local community, train and connect talent to jobs, and spur innovation.

Cyber Center will create a physical space that serves as the primary hub for NYC’s cyber community. The Center’s Community Programs will foster collaborations between industry, academia, and startups, and the Accelerator will be NYC’s first accelerator dedicated to scaling cyber-related startups.

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Academic Innovation Exchanges will support the launch, growth, and commercialization of academic-based cyber research. The Cyber IP Link will connect academic IP with experienced entrepreneurs, and the Cyber Innovation Bridge will grow academic-based startups through training and access to potential funders.

Talent Partnerships will provide New Yorkers from diverse backgrounds with the skills and experiences they need to secure good jobs in cyber. The Applied Learning Initiative will create innovative, world-class learning experiences, and the Cyber Boot Camp will offer an accelerated training program for diverse individuals seeking jobs in cyber. 

New York City is investing in the innovation economy. 
Join us.

In June 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio released the New York Works plan, which highlighted the City’s commitment to supporting the growth of a local cybersecurity industry. 

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing areas of the innovation economy and is projected to reach $170 billion in global spending by 2020. 

New York City is well-positioned to become the global leader for cybersecurity. NYC is home to a talented and diverse workforce and major industries buying cybersecurity technologies. 

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is launching Cyber NYC—an innovative suite of public-private partnerships focused on three goals: 

Within the multiple work streams outlined below, NYCEDC has identified the Cyber Center, hosting New York City’s first cybersecurity-dedicated accelerator and Cyber NYC’s Applied Learning Initiative as the core components that have the greatest potential to drive impact with the cybersecurity sector.

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PRESS

NY Daily News
City Economic Development Corp. eyes cybersecurity center as economic engine to add 10,000 jobs
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Press Release
New York Works: NYCEDC Launches Effort to Create Hub for New York City’s Cybersecurity Industry
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Wall Street Journal
New York Aiming to Be the Country’s Cybersecurity Hub
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White Paper
Strengthening the Cybersecurity Talent Pipeline
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