Center for Cybersecurity
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.
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.
UWF is the NSA/DHS Center of Academic Excellence Regional Resource Center for the 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.
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.
UWF Center for Cybersecurity partners with Metova CyberCENTS to create Florida Cyber Range
The Florida Cyber Range will be used for hands-on cybersecurity education, training, operations and research. The simulator will debut Oct. 9-11 at the ITEN Wired Summit on Pensacola Beach.
Department of Homeland Security visit attracts Cyber Coast leaders
The Department of Homeland Security hosted a Cybersecurity Roundtable and Career Information Expo on Oct. 25 at the University of West Florida Conference Center. Academic, business, government and military leaders convened for the roundtable.
Jeanette Manfra, Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications at the Department of Homeland Security, participated on the roundtable and spoke to the media afterward.
In the News
- February 12, 2018 | PRNews
- More Than 450 Military and Industry Joined at the 2018 Air Force Contracting Summit
- February 1, 2018 | WSRE
- Innovation and Technology: On the Gulf Coast
- January 29, 2018 | PNJ
- Beyond the classroom: CyberThon offers peek into real-world cybersecurity threats
More Cybersecurity News
UWF Center for Cybersecurity Blog
- February 09, 2018 14:00State champion Pine Forest High team contending for top honors in CyberPatriot X
- January 31, 2018 13:30Cybersecurity ambassadors share their expertise with K-12 students
- November 18, 2017 18:00Teenagers dazzle Congressman Gaetz at Congressional App Challenge on UWF campus