Who We Are

The Cyber Hub is the region’s only neutrally-located and community-based cybersecurity resource for individuals and organizations.

We recognize the demand for qualified cybersecurity professionals is large and growing. The Cyber Hub at WMCAT is working to provide more equitable access to opportunities in the sector in order to grow and diversify the talent pipeline in West Michigan.

We aim to help close the cyber skills gap in our region by emphasizing the importance and potential of supporting under-resourced individuals.

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.

Learn

Use our various educational resources to learn new skills and earn cybersecurity certifications to progress your career.

Learn With Us

Practice

Apply your knowledge through
real-world practice exercises to gain
experience and hone skills.

Practice With Us

Develop

Use our virtual environment to securely develop new products, test new tools, and showcase solutions to customers.

Develop With Us

Connect

Connect with individuals and
businesses within the cybersecurity
community.

Connect With Us

The Cyber Skills Gap

According to (ISC)², there will be 1.8 million unfilled cyber jobs in the U.S. by 2022. Source: cyberseek.org

Despite the following headwinds, cybersecurity professionals report strong job satisfaction, expect budgets to increase, and are focused on sharpening their skills. Source: (ISC)²

63%

63% of respondents report that their organizations have a shortage of dedicated cybersecurity staff.

59%

59% say their organization is at extreme or moderate risk due to cybersecurity staff shortage.

36%

36% say the workforce skills gap is their #1 job concern, outranking historically topmost responses, including lack of adequate budget, lack of time and lack of work-life balance.

About Us

Cyber Range Hub

The Cyber Hub at WMCAT is the state’s 5th Cyber Range Hub, powered by Merit Networks. 

Navigating Opportunity

To help close the cybersecurity skills gap, CyberSeek provides detailed, actionable data about supply and demand in the cybersecurity job market.

What is Alphaville?

Alphaville is Michigan Cyber Range’s virtual training environment.

WMCSC Partnership

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.

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