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The free, online courses will train Florida’s public sector employees on how to spot phishing scams, counter ransomware attacks, and protect sensitive information from cybercriminals.
The Rapid7 Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab at USF has secured its largest federal investment since its launch earlier this year. The Office of Naval Research and the National Science Foundation awarded USF and Rapid7, a leader in cloud risk and threat detection, a $1.5 million grant to conduct research into effective ways for training cyber operators.
September 8, 2023Research and Innovation
A $1.5 million investment by The Rapid7 Cybersecurity Foundation will fund the joint endeavor, providing hands-on learning opportunities to the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of South Florida a $3.7 million grant – helping prepare students for in-demand, high-paying cybersecurity jobs in the federal government and other public institutions.
Boosted by millions of dollars in new state funding, USF cybersecurity programs are preparing graduates for high-paying jobs in a field with soaring demand.
July 21, 2022Research and Innovation
Cyber Florida at USF will partner with K-12 schools to train students for careers in cybersecurity.
March 2, 2022University News
U.S. Cyber Command is enlisting the University of South Florida to help address complex cybersecurity challenges.
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
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
Hacking the “Dark Web”: USF Researcher Becomes the First FL Business Professor to Receive NSF Funding
For those researchers in the Muma College of Business who seldom apply for grants from the National Science Foundation because, well, because they usually go to scientists and engineers, meet Sagar Samtani.
USF electrical engineers look to the human immune system for clues on how to best protect digital networks.
April 2, 2019Research and Innovation