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University of South Florida researchers release findings from nationwide social media opinion survey

Researchers at the University of South Florida, in partnership with Cyber Florida at USF, have released results from a nationwide survey to better understand patterns of social media usage. Subjects consist of common uses of social media – including e-commerce and political engagement – as well as some effects of usage on social and mental well-being.

November 22, 2021Research and Innovation

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Top U.S. cybersecurity experts discuss threats from rival nations during ‘Great Power Competition’ conference

A high-profile group of U.S. military commanders, elected officials and current and former members of the intelligence community offered their insights into the growing threats to U.S. cybersecurity and the need for a multifaceted response during a conference hosted jointly by USF and the U.S. Department of Defense Near South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies.

April 19, 2021University News

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University of South Florida researchers release findings from national COVID-19 opinion survey regarding online behaviors

Researchers with the University of South Florida School of Public Affairs, in partnership with Cyber Florida at the University of South Florida, have released the third set of results from a nationwide opinion survey regarding COVID-19.

January 28, 2021COVID-19, Research and Innovation

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University of South Florida researchers release findings from new national COVID-19 opinion survey

Researchers with the University of South Florida School of Public Affairs, in partnership with Cyber Florida at the University of South Florida, have released the second set of results from a nationwide opinion survey regarding COVID-19.

January 25, 2021Research and Innovation

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University of South Florida researchers release findings from national opinion survey on COVID-19 vaccinations and policies

Researchers with the University of South Florida School of Public Affairs, in partnership with Cyber Florida at the University of South Florida, have released the first set of results from a nationwide survey that measures attitudes and opinions about COVID-19 vaccines, as well as potential federal stimulus policies.

January 14, 2021COVID-19, Research and Innovation

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Two USF-based centers team up to tackle K-12 cybersecurity education across Florida

Two state centers based at the University of South Florida have announced an ambitious partnership to help Florida public schools provide classes on cybersecurity skills to their K-12 students.

May 14, 2020University News

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Former National Security Agency Director to Lead Cyber Florida at USF

The University of South Florida appoints J. Michael (Mike) McConnell, retired U.S. Navy vice admiral and former director of the National Security Agency (NSA), as executive director of Cyber Florida. McConnell brings an extensive military and intelligence background that will help further Cyber Florida’s mission of positioning the state as a national leader in cybersecurity.

February 12, 2020University News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Announcing new leadership for Cyber Florida

Effective Feb. 17, retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Mike McConnell, former director of the National Security Agency and a nationally regarded cybersecurity expert, will assume the role of executive director of Cyber Florida.

February 12, 2020University News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

New Report: Florida Making Progress Toward a Safer Cyberspace

The Florida Center for Cybersecurity at the University of South Florida released the inaugural report, which takes a comprehensive look at the state’s cybersecurity landscape.

February 14, 2018Research and Innovation

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