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The UWF Center for Cybersecurity works to enhance public understanding of cybersecurity and sponsors cybersecurity research done by local students and faculty.

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CybHER conversation with Dr. Eman El-Sheikh. Dr. El-Sheikh is Associate Vice President of the Center for Cybersecurity and Professor of Computer Science at the University of West Florida. She leads UWF’s efforts as the NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Regional Hub for the Southeast U.S. and received several grants to enhance cybersecurity education and training. She has published several books, including most recently, Computer and Network Security Essentials by Springer Publishing, over 75 peer-reviewed articles and given over 100 invited talks and presentations.

SecurityMetrics podcast with Dr. Eman El-Sheikh and Host and Principal Security Analyst Jen Stone to discuss how we can creatively approach cybersecurity careers from all perspectives. Listen to learn about what is required for a career in cybersecurity, how a skills-based approach can complement an educational approach, and how we, as a cybersecurity industry, can foster innovation and diversity while continuing education and training.

Assistant Director, Guy Garrett, was interviewed by Blab-TV about potential security issues in the upcoming general election and the recent training that was offered to the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections staff by the Center for Cybersecurity at the University of West Florida.