We recognize the demand for qualified cybersecurity professionals is large and growing, which is why we aim to help close the cyber skills gap in our region. In order to grow and diversify the talent pipeline in West Michigan, the Cyber Hub is working to provide more equitable access to opportunities in the sector.
What is a Hub?
The Cyber Hub at WMCAT is a magnet site and resource for our community,
bringing businesses, individuals, and educational institutions together
to be part of the cybersecurity ecosystem.
JOIN OUR COMMUNITY
The Cyber Hub at WMCAT supports our community by providing opportunities for individuals and businesses to learn, practice, develop, and connect with the cybersecurity community.
Who We Serve
Existing IT/cyber professionals looking to sharpen and learn new skills to advance their careers
Tech-savvy professionals looking to build new skills and achieve entry-level positions in the cyber sector
Individuals with little or no tech experience interested in pursuing a career in IT/cyber security to improve their economic security
Cyber security vendors
Cyber security + IT departments at large and small companies
Tech start-ups & entrepreneurs
City of Grand Rapids
Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
Merit Network, Inc.
The Cyber Hub connects with cybersecurity professionals in our community through the West Michigan Cyber Security Consortium (WMCSC), providing opportunities to hundreds in the region and serving the needs of both organizations to support our mutual cyber community.
The West Michigan Cyber Security Consortium exists to enhance the prevention, protection, response, and recovery to cyber security threats, disruptions, and degradation of critical information technology functions.