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Rapid7 and USF Partner to Establish the Rapid7 Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab
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.
February 13, 2023Research and Innovation, Student Success
USF awarded its largest grant to prepare students for federal cybersecurity careers
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.
February 2, 2023Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation, Student Success
Innovative cybersecurity programs poised for major expansion
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
Governor visits USF to announce a $20 million grant for cybersecurity education
Cyber Florida at USF will partner with K-12 schools to train students for careers in cybersecurity.
March 2, 2022University News
USF joins competitive military network to address key cybersecurity challenges
U.S. Cyber Command is enlisting the University of South Florida to help address complex cybersecurity challenges.
February 4, 2022Research and Innovation, University News
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
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
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.
April 15, 2019Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation
Building Biologically-Inspired Software
USF electrical engineers look to the human immune system for clues on how to best protect digital networks.
April 2, 2019Research and Innovation
Stopping Hacks Before They Start
USF computer scientists identify new cyberattacks that monitor your typing without infecting your computer.
December 17, 2018Research and Innovation
ReliaQuest Commits $1 Million to Prepare Students For Careers in Cybersecurity at the USF Muma College of Business
The first-of-its-kind initiative will give real-world experience to students interested in cybersecurity careers; first participants begin learning on Oct. 5
October 2, 2018University News
USF Camp Aims to Inspire High School Students to Pursue Careers in Cybersecurity
They are the future generation of cybersecurity experts, responsible for stopping the next major hack or building the infrastructure network to withstand an attempted breach.
July 6, 2018University News