Shift to cyber warfare will bring economic growth, other changes to Augusta area, experts say | The Augusta Chronicle

hifting national defenses to a cyber-warfare footing means some big changes, but what will be most obvious to Augustans is the increased economic activity, experts say.Tom Patterson: Unisys global cyber-security sales chief says jobs are coming.RELATED STORIESHouse approves construction projects for Fort GordonEDTS focuses on saving smaller businesses from hackersConversion rate for old textile mills growingArmy Cyber School reviewing first field exercise by unit at Fort GordonSibley Mill project envisions tech citadel for Augusta“What’s certain is there is going to be a lot of cyber jobs coming behind Gate No. 1 at Fort Gordon. We know that. That’s in the plan and will be happening,” said Tom Patterson, head of global cybersecurity sales at Unisys, which is hiring 700 technicians for its Riverwalk offices.

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