Building a Cyber Security Hub in Colorado Springs

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Editor's note: This story first aired Feb. 3, 2016.

When there's a crime, you call the police department. But what about when there's a cyber attack?

Gov. John Hickenlooper has proposed a Cyber Security Intelligence Center in Colorado Springs. It would train businesses, nonprofits and local governments and help them when they're hacked.

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers is on board with the plan and wants his city to "become the cyber security capital of the nation." Entrepreneur Scott Nelson helped formulate the hub in his work with the Western Cyber Exchange. He spoke to Colorado Matters host Andrea Dukakis.