About NCC

The National Cybersecurity Center is a nonprofit organization located in Colorado Springs, Colorado providing collaborative cybersecurity knowledge and services to the nation.

Inspired by the vision of Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, the National Cybersecurity Center was founded in 2016 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The NCC will develop workforce, collaborate with the private sector, military and federal agencies, and support and educate the public sector to better protect our cities, states, and national assets.

Our Mission

NCC provides collaborative cybersecurity response services with comprehensive knowledge and capabilities through training, education, and research.

Our Vision

Enabling cybersecurity information and expertise for all.


Board of Directors

Robert J. Hurst


The Honorable John Suthers

Vice Chairman

Dr. Pamela Shockley-Zalabak


Erik Mitisek


Ed Anderson
Christian Anschutz
David Anderson
Kathy Boe
Rick Crandall
Rhett Hernandez
Kyle Hybl, Esq.
Mike Marcotte
Andre Mcgregor
Nancy Phillips
Mark Weatherford
Martin Wood


Ed Rios

Chief Executive Officer


(719) 255-5222  

Jenifer Furda

Chief Operating Officer


(719) 255-5224  

Ashley Keller

Executive Assistant


(719) 255-5225


Eric Hopfenbeck

Chief of Staff


(719) 255-5223