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.”