Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly today announced cybersecurity company Novacoast’s investment in Wichita. Novacoast announced its intention to open a Security Operations Center in Wichita. The company plans to initially hire 60 employees with plans for continued growth.
“Novacoast is, without question, a perfect fit for Wichita,” Governor Kelly said. “Our interconnected, digital world makes cybersecurity even more critical now and into the future for Kansans and our industries alike. To have a well-established cybersecurity leader decide to put down roots here in Wichita and Kansas is spectacular. Congratulations to Wichita and to Novacoast on this exciting new partnership.”
Lieutenant Governor and Commerce Secretary David Toland joined Senator Jerry Moran, Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple and other local officials for a virtual announcement this morning.
“Congratulations to Novacoast, and thank you for expanding your cutting-edge security solutions here in Wichita, and in Kansas,” Lieutenant Governor and Commerce Secretary Toland said. “Cybersecurity is the first initiative of the Framework for Growth’s Kansas Competitiveness Project, designed to bring new skills and technologies to drive our economic performance. We’re excited for your future here, and the important work you will do every day to help protect people and places in Kansas and well beyond.”
The company plans to begin hiring immediately, primarily for security analysts, with jobs to be posted on KANSASWORKS.com.