The National Security Agency’s Central Security Service cut the ribbon on a new cyber facility in Georgia. The Georgia Cryptologic Center cost $286 million. It’s located at Fort Gordon near Augusta. The Central Security Service helps give NSA’s staff the latest tools and crypto training for conducting signal intelligence. The service opened another new center in January in Hawaii. Plus, it’s upgrading facilities in Texas and Denver.
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