UWF Center for Cybersecurity awarded ​$8.3 million grant to launch cybersecurity training program for Florida state and local government personnel

The University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity received an $8.3 million grant to launch the UWF Florida Cybersecurity Training Program to provide free cybersecurity training for state and local government personnel. “We are honored to ​​strengthen Florida’s cyber-ready workforce​ by equipping public sector personnel with up-to-date industry certifications​, knowledge and​ skills​,” said Dr. Eman […]

UWF engineering students develop software to improve military intelligence gathering

Students in the UWF Dr. Muhammad Harunur Rashid Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are working with the Air Force Research Laboratory to improve battlefield intelligence gathering by creating a machine-learning algorithm. As part of their capstone project, seniors Nathan Harris and Bradley Edgar, are analyzing and training an algorithm to automatically identify military equipment […]

UWF engineering students develop innovative battery charging system for soldiers

A team of University of West Florida undergraduate electrical engineering students at UWF’s Emerald Coast location in Fort Walton Beach has developed an innovative battery charging system for soldiers training and operating in jungle environments. The idea sprang from a meeting with the U.S. Army’s 7th Special Forces Group Innovations team. Earlier this year, members […]

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UWF receives top honor for cybersecurity community outreach initiatives

The University of West Florida received the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Community Outreach first place award at the 2023 NCAE-C Symposium in Seattle, Washington, in June. “The UWF Center for Cybersecurity’s talented faculty and staff have created an exceptional array of community outreach programs tailored to the distinct needs of our various […]

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