Welcome! The Florida Center for Cybersecurity, also known as Cyber Florida, was established by the Florida Legislature in 2014 to help position Florida as a national leader in cybersecurity through education, research, and outreach. Hosted by the University of South Florida, Cyber Florida leads a spectrum of initiatives to inspire and educate future and current professionals, support industry-advancing research, and help people and organizations better understand cyber threats and what they can do to stay safer in cyberspace.



  • After a highly distinguished career in public service spanning more than five decades, the Honorable J. Michael “Mike” McConnell, VADM, USN, Ret., has retired as executive director of the Florida Center for Cybersecurity at the University of South Florida (USF), also known as “Cyber Florida” as of June 30, 2022. General Frank McKenzie, USMC, Ret., has been appointed by USF President Rhea Law to be Cyber Florida’s new executive director. General McKenzie will also be leading USF’s new Global and […]


  • Calling all cyber educators, cyber students and/or colleagues to join Parsons for the AFCEA TechNet International Military and Collegiate Capture the Flag (CTF) at the Georgia Cyber Center [...]

    • August 16, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST
    • Georgia Cyber Center or Virtual
    • Free


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  • Tashya Denose (aka the Cyber Whisperer) – Senior Manager of Cybersecurity Analysis at Capital One and a builder of the most rad relationships in cyber