Cybersecurity executives collaborate to address evolving cyberthreat landscape

Tasked with thwarting an evolving cyberthreat landscape but limited by a critical national workforce shortage, National Security Agency Executive Director Harry Coker Jr. and 300 other executives from across the county convened in Pensacola, Florida, in search of answers. “We absolutely need more cybersecurity professionals that are trained properly and can protect our world,” Coker […]

UWF student Basil Kuloba in the Cybersecurity Battle Lab in the Science and Engineering Building, Building 4.

Grand opening ceremony to celebrate UWF Center for Cybersecurity’s move to downtown Pensacola

  WHAT: The University of West Florida will celebrate an increased presence in downtown Pensacola with a new home for the Center for Cybersecurity in the Studer Community Institute Building. A grand opening ceremony, held as part of UWF’s Founders Week festivities, will introduce the community to the new facility, which is positioned to build […]

UWF student in the Cybersecurity Battle Lab

National forum for cybersecurity executives to address critical workforce shortage

Cybersecurity executives from across the nation will seek to combat the rapidly-evolving cyber threat landscape and address the critical shortage of professionals at the Centers of Academic Excellence Executive Leadership Forum on April 24 to 25 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach hotel. The University of West Florida, a nationally-recognized leader in cybersecurity education and training, […]

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UWF addresses workforce shortage in STEM fields with three new degree programs

The University of West Florida is launching three new degree programs in direct response to increased workforce demand in STEM fields. Beginning in Fall 2019, UWF will offer a Master of Science in Cybersecurity; Master of Science in Engineering; and Bachelor of Science in Instructional Design and Technology. The UWF Board of Trustees approved the […]

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