A new mission for Brooklyn’s Fort Hamilton

It also could become a cybersecurity and first-responder training facility to help grow companies and strengthen counterterrorism preparedness.

… It’s time for NYC to lead advancements in cybersecurity and emergency response by taking advantage of its only active military installation, Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn. … Brooklyn has a long history of collaboration with the military and has proved it can reposition military installations to drive employment. … The access to human capital makes Brooklyn an attractive place to retrain and educate a workforce in emergency response and cybersecurity. And with the recent announcement that NYU Tandon School of Engineering in Brooklyn will offer a cybersecurity master’s degree online, the timing couldn’t be better.


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