Secure Cyber Defense announced it will grow its Miamisburg operations, adding 16 new employees over the next three years to help protect companies against cyber attacks. JobsOhio provided the company with a $75,000 Workforce Grant to support the expansion, which will increase payroll by $1.3 million.
“At the start of 2019, we solidified our relationship with industry-leading cybersecurity technology company Fortinet. As our relationship with Fortinet has grown, we now have the ability to serve larger more complex enterprise companies with advanced technology, cybersecurity monitoring and analysis, and incident response capabilities. Growing our cybersecurity expertise and adding new team members will allow us to take advantage of these growth opportunities,” says Shawn Waldman, CEO of Secure Cyber Defense.
Secure Cyber Defense continues to grow as the need for enhanced cybersecurity has increased. Technology companies continue to struggle to find qualified developers and analysts with cybersecurity experience. The JobsOhio Workforce Grant ensures companies like Secure Cyber Defense can hire and train skilled cybersecurity experts. The increasing need for specialized skills creates professional opportunities in the fast-growing industry cybersecurity field.
“Every company in today’s digital world has to create a secure cyber environment and needs skilled cyber talent to guard their digital assets,” said Julie Sullivan, DDC Executive Vice President of Regional Development. “We’re excited Secure Cyber Defense is growing their operations here in the Dayton Region and adding jobs in this exciting and challenging field. The work they do highlights the region’s strength in cyber and digital transformation.”