August 4, 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 

 

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