Home / News / GE to Open Cybersecurity Center in VA; Rep. Eric Cantor Comments

GE to Open Cybersecurity Center in VA; Rep. Eric Cantor Comments

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has announced plans to open an information security technology center outside of Richmond, Va.

According to the firm, “the new center will house high-tech teams specializing in cybersecurity, as well as network design, architecture, data management, and application development. Employment for the center is expected to grow to roughly 200 employees over the next few years.”

The center is scheduled to open later this year.

“Virginia continues to lead the way by encouraging the type of private sector job growth we need across the country to get more people back to work, ” Virginia Rep. Eric Cantor said. “As a global business leader, GE will be a welcome addition to Innsbrook and I thank them for the confidence they have placed in our community. The cyber security industry is critically important and will continue to create jobs and stimulate future economic growth in the Commonwealth.”

Check Also

Tricia Fitzmaurice Takes Nat’l Security Program Director Role at Red Hat

Red Hat has promoted Tricia Fitzmaurice, who has more than two decades of government and commercial technology sales experience, as director of national security programs for the federal law enforcement and justice sector, Homeland Security Today reported Tuesday.

Johns Hopkins APL Books Potential $2B Follow-On IDIQ for NASA Aerospace R&D, Engineering Services

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has received a potential 10-year, $2B contract to help NASA  develop technology concepts and analyze data for robotic space missions. The Aerospace, Research, Development and Engineering Support Services II contract has a minimum ordering value of $50M and a maximum ordering value $1B over the five-year base period. ARDES II would reach its potential value if the five-year option period is exercised.