State of Michigan Cybersecurity Resources
The state of Michigan has long been considered a national leader on cybersecurity, leading the discussion on emerging trends and best practices in policy, law, and other areas of public and private interest. That’s why Michigan provides numerous resources to educate residents and business on how to be cyber smart.Learn More
Cybersecurity Success Stories
Orbion Space Technology
Orbion Space Technology is doing what no other high-tech aerospace company has done before: offering a Hall-effect plasma thruster system, coined Aurora, at a price that is within reach of commercial satellite companies.
Why Michigan for Cybersecurity?
The state’s Cybersecurity Initiative is the world’s first comprehensive state-level approach to cyber, improving the state’s defenses and fostering rapidly growing cyber talent and business environments. Michigan is focused on finding innovative solutions to prevent and respond to cyber threats with an emphasis on building a strong “cyber ecosystem” of partners in both the public and private sectors.
Michigan’s Cyber Range is the nation’s largest unclassified cyber range, with hubs stationed around Michigan, including at Northern Michigan University in Marquette; the CCDC Ground Vehicle Systems Center in Warren; Pinckney High School; the Macomb-OU INCubator in Sterling Heights; Wayne State University; and the West Michigan Center for Arts & Technology in Grand Rapids. These Cyber Range hubs throughout the state offer more than 40 industry-recognized certifications, exercises and workshops aimed at qualifying individuals for positions and contracts in cybersecurity fields.
The Michigan Opportunity Podcast
Michigan's heritage as a leader in the cybersecurity industry is highlighted in several episodes of the The Michigan Opportunity Podcast. Now it its third season, host Ed Clemente has been joined by several guests specializing in cybersecurity and its technologies. Click on the episode links to the right and listen to insightful conversations and hear about new, emerging global trends.
Living in Michigan
Michigan’s attractive business climate is surpassed only by its natural beauty and active lifestyle. With four seasons, 11,000 lakes and the country’s longest freshwater coastline, Michigan offers ample opportunities to enjoy recreational activities like boating, fishing, golf, skiing, hiking and more. Michigan is also home to the highly regarded Detroit Institute of Arts, over 100 wineries, and is a craft beer destination. We also have the lowest cost of living of any state in the Midwest. When it comes to living and doing business, nothing compares to Pure Michigan.Learn more
Michigan is an Industry Leader