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 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.
NSA partners with UWF to accelerate cybersecurity degree completion for active military
Dr. Leonard Reinsfelder, Commandant, National Cryptologic School, NSA, and University of West Florida President Martha D. Saunders announced a partnership to accelerate completion of the undergraduate cybersecurity degree program for Joint Cyber Analysis Course graduates. UWF hosted the announcement on March 8 in Building 4.
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 is used for hands-on cybersecurity education, training, operations and research. The simulator debuted Oct. 9-11 at the ITEN Wired Summit on Pensacola Beach.
In the News
- March 12, 2018 | Federal News Radio
- Gulf Coast cyber efforts rolling into Washington
- March 9, 2018 | DARKReading
- 7 University-Connected Cyber Ranges to Know Now
- March 8, 2018 | PNJ| WEAR-TV| InWeekly| WUWF| Arador| UWF Newsroom
- UWF partners with National Security Agency to improve cybersecurity training
UWF Center for Cybersecurity Blog
- February 25, 2018 14:00Pine Forest High CyberPatriot team places fourth in national competition
- 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