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j_jtc_2017a_2017-11-08t10:10:05z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 11/08/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

National Cybersecurity Center



COMMITTEE ON JOINT TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Draft a letter to Governor and Joint Budget Commit PASS







11:00 AM -- National Cybersecurity Center



Vance Brown, Chief Executive Officer, and Jenifer Furda, Chief Operating Officer, National Cybersecurity Center (NCC), provided an update to the committee about its organization. Ms. Furda discussed the NCC's plans to move to a new location in Colorado Springs in the next few months. Mr. Brown discussed the mission and roles of the NCC.



11:09 AM



Mr. Brown responded to committee questions related to the NCC's Cyber Research, Education, and Workforce Development (CREW) program. Ms. Furda also discussed cybersecurity education programs offered to high school students. Mr. Brown further explained the NCC's role in promoting job creation in the state for cyber-related fields.



11:19 AM



Mr. Brown discussed other initiatives currently being undertaken at the NCC, including block-chain technology. He also highlighted other states' recent funding in cybersecurity and future proposed programs for the NCC.



11:25 AM



Mr. Brown and Ms. Furda responded to committee questions regarding in-state participation at events hosted by NCC, including a recent annual symposium.




BILL: National Cybersecurity Center
TIME: 11:47:14 AM
MOVED: Pabon
MOTION: Draft a letter to Governor and Joint Budget Committee (pending final staff edits) regarding opting into FirstNet. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0, with one excused.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Pabon
Yes
Tate
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Williams A.
Excused
Singer
Yes
Martinez Humenik
Yes
YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 REMOTE PARTICIPATION: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







11:48 AM



The committee adjourned.