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The UWF Center for Cybersecurity is the regional hub for cybersecurity education and research, including multidisciplinary programs and certificates, research opportunities, outreach activities, and industry partnerships.

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UWF has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

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UWF is an NSA-DHS Center of Academic Excellence Regional Resource Center. As the NSA-DHS CAE Regional Resource Center for the South East, UWF provides leadership to advance cyber defense education among colleges and universities in the South East.

UWF is the NSA/DHS Center of Academic Excellence Regional Resource Center for Southeast

As the NSA/DHS Cybersecurity CAE Regional Resource Center for the Southeast, UWF provides leadership to advance cyber defense education among colleges and universities in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico and South Carolina.

Learn more about our NSA/DHS Cybersecurity CAE Southeast Regional Resource Center activities

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GenCyber camps to return this summer to UWF

The UWF Center for Cybersecurity will host the only National Security Agency/National Science Foundation GenCyber summer camps in the state for high school students and middle and high school teachers on June 25-29 and July 9-13.

Learn more about the GenCyber Pathways to Cyber Camps.


Center partners with Florida AST to enhance state's cybersecurity

The University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity partnered with the Florida Agency for State Technology to provide cutting-edge cybersecurity education and training for state agency personnel and position Florida as a leader in cybersecurity resiliency and workforce development.

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NSA partners with UWF to accelerate cybersecurity degree completion

Dr. Leonard Reinsfelder, Commandant, National Cryptologic School, NSA, and UWF President Martha D. Saunders announced on March 8 a partnership to accelerate completion of the undergraduate cybersecurity degree program for Joint Cyber Analysis Course graduates. 

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Seeking cybersecurity leaders to join our team

The UWF Center for Cybersecurity is hiring to meet its growing demand. Learn more about our job openings.

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