The Gateway Higher Education Cybersecurity Consortium (GHECC) is a newly-created organization comprised of local universities with educational and research interest in cybersecurity. The GHECC aims to guide cybersecurity students, educators and practitioners in the greater St. Louis region through collaboration in support of the growing field of cybersecurity, and to promote education, industry development and help fill regional job demand. Its mission can be found below.

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The GHECC’s mission is to “establish deliberate cooperation and systematic collaboration of regional Universities with an educational and research interest in cybersecurity and magnify the impact of regional Universities on cybersecurity education, research, and economic development of accumulating information and providing guidance for cybersecurity students, educators, and practitioners in the greater St. Louis region.”