New York City is investing $30 million to grow its cybersecurity ecosystem.

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing areas of the innovation economy and is projected to reach $170 billion in global spending by 2020. New York City is in a unique position to become a leader in the future of cybersecurity.

  • 45 Fortune 500 company headquarters - more than any other US city
  • 4.4 million employees
  • 98 universities and colleges - the largest student population in the US
  • 107 cybersecurity companies and 6,000 related jobs
  • $1.2 billion in venture capital funding for cybersecurity in 2017 alone