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Operating out of a state-of-the-art facility in the Studer Community Institute Building in downtown Pensacola, the Center for Cybersecurity celebrated the grand opening of its new home on Monday, April 15, 2019.

The downtown location positions the Center to conduct innovative teaching, research and training for students, professionals and state agency personnel. The cutting-edge site supports full-spectrum cyber operations including detection, incident response, protection, recovery and investigation using hands-on, scenario-based training.


Here on the Cyber Coast, we are well underway in training the next generation of cyber warriors. Learn more about the training opportunities that our Escambia County students can take advantage of to prepare for careers in this rapidly growing industry.


Technological disruption is causing the world to change at lightning speed. Along the Gulf Coast, there is an effort to seize the opportunities technology can bring to a community. On this edition of In Studio, host Jeff Weeks is joined by guests who are involved in helping to make the region a future innovation and technology hub. The panel includes Dr. Eman El-Sheikh, director of UWF’s Center for Cybersecurity.


An in-depth interview with Dr. Eman El-Sheikh, an expert in the field of cybersecurity, as well as artificial intelligence and machine learning. As the world becomes more dependent on computer systems and advanced technologies, the need to protect sensitive information becomes paramount.


Dr. Eman El-Sheikh, Center for Cybersecurity director, and Cybersecurity Ambassador Carson Wilber share their cybersecurity expertise on ITEN WIRED Radio.