November 29, 2021

Economic Backbone: Cyber-Security

UWF to lead coalition charged with filling critical shortage of cyber-security jobs

Carlton Proctor | 6/29/2021

In announcing the grant, the NSA noted the cyber-security workforce shortage in the U.S. is estimated to exceed 500,000.  

The UWF-led team, which includes Florida International University and the University of South Florida, specifically will focus on recruiting, preparing and placing former military and first responders into cyber-security positions in critical infrastructure sectors. 

This story also features: UWF Center for Cybersecurity; Eman El-Sheikh; Global Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition; John Chamblee; Gabriel Clark; Jesstina Farrell; Mark Gaddy; Branden Mazour 


Want to read the whole article?
Select from the following options:

Tags: Education, Technology/Innovation, Feature


Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

In Florida, winter is for the birds
In Florida, winter is for the birds

Florida’s winters are known for their mild temperatures. Snowbirds and birds from snowy places pour into the state when the temperatures begin to drop. It’s the best time of year for bird-watching in the sunshine state.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

What are your travel plans for the upcoming holiday season?

  • No travel plans
  • Staycation
  • Road trip
  • Air travel within the 50 states
  • Overseas travel
  • Other (Please share your comments in the comment section below)
  • Working during the holiday season

See Results

Florida Trend Media Company
490 1st Ave S
St Petersburg, FL 33701

© Copyright 2021 Trend Magazines Inc. All rights reserved.