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
- January 18, 2018 | C-SPAN
- Election Assistance Commission Summit, Election Security
- January 12, 2018 | NPR
- Trump Official on Russian Hacking: 'A National Security Issue'
- January 11, 2018 | InWeekly
- Saunders: 'It's good to be UWF'
More Cybersecurity News
UWF Center for Cybersecurity Blog
- January 05, 2018 14:00Pine Forest High School team secures spot in top tier of CyberPatriot X
- November 18, 2017 18:00Teenagers dazzle Congressman Gaetz at Congressional App Challenge on UWF campus
- October 26, 2017 13:33Cyber Coast community convenes for Department of Homeland Security event