2020 Winner Profile

City of Greensboro

Jane Nickles

COMPANY WHERE WON: City of Greensboro

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The City of Greensboro has collaborated with academic institutions, including A&T and GTCC, on a cyber security project aimed at performing threat intelligence and information gathering on the Dark web to identify information that could be used by hackers to inflict harm and cause reputation and financial damage to businesses in Greensboro. The information includes system and application vulnerabilities, usernames and passwords, credit card numbers, and other information that may be used to gain unauthorized access to systems and confidential information. Once important information is identified, local businesses are notified accordingly through a relationship the City of Greensboro has established with the local FBI office.

INDUSTRY: Government