UWF Cybersecurity students received their award at the ITEN WIRED competition

UWF cybersecurity students win ITEN WIRED competition

Six University of West Florida cybersecurity students won the ITEN WIRED cybersecurity competition, Operation Poseidon’s Trident, on Oct. 1 at Hilton Pensacola Beach. Isaac Beagle, Jeff Holland, Michael Mitchell, Thomas Thibaut, Emily Vaughn and Taylor West outperformed their competitors with a score of 385 points. Pensacola State College finished runner-up with 325 points, followed by […]

UWF enhances nationally designated cybersecurity program with new degree

An established leader in cybersecurity education and research, the University of West Florida has added a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity this fall, enhancing its nationally designated program. UWF is the first university in Florida to offer a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a National […]

UWF Cyber Club teams place first and second at CyberThon

Two University of West Florida Cyber Club teams finished first and second in the 2018 CyberThon Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Challenge on March 11 at the Gulf Power Company Douglas L. McCrary Training Center. CyberThon is a community event sponsored by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association designed to provide hands-on experience in cyber […]

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UWF team earns third place in computer programming contest

A team of University of West Florida students recently placed third in the annual Southeast Association for Computing Machine Regional Programming contest’s division II category, hosted by the UWF Department of Computer Science. The contest was held Nov. 11, simultaneously at four regional universities including the College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina; Kennesaw State University, […]

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