Study: More Than 7,620 Cybersecurity Jobs In San Diego

A new study, run by a local nonprofit focused on cybersecurity in San Diego, has tallied up the numbers and found that there are more than 7,620 people employed in the cybersecurity industry in San Diego. The San Diego Cyber Center of Excellence--which is specifically focused on bolstering the growth of the industry in the city--said it found there are a total of 7,620 cyber security jobs in the city, including 3,390 employees at the Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), plus another 4,230 people employed across another 104 technology companies. The group--which also tallied up jobs last year--said the numbers are a 14.7 percent growth from 2014.