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.


Featured Event

  • Join us June 1, 2023 for the FBI Cyber and Emerging Threat Symposium!

    An external attacker can breach an organization’s network perimeter and gain access to local network resources in 93% of cases. This study included financial organizations, fuel and energy organizations, government bodies, industrial businesses, IT companies and other sectors.

    As cybercriminals continue to breach organizations […]

    • June 1, 2023
    • 9am - 4:45pm
    • University of Florida - Emerson Alumni Hall
    • Free

Join the State Risk Assessment Now

Florida Provides Free Online Risk Assessment for Critical Infrastructure Organizations

Cyber Florida is conducting a statewide cybersecurity risk assessment of all critical infrastructure that includes a free, confidential online risk assessment for any critical infrastructure organization. Help your organization and help Florida!


New Podcast Launches

  • Do We Belong Here is a podcast dedicated to proving that EVERYONE has a place in the world of cybersecurity. Hosted by Tashya Denose, the Cyber Whisperer, Pam Lindemoen, the Chief Information Security Officer Advisor at Cisco, and produced by Cyber Florida’s Sarina Gandy, our show focuses on highlighting the industry leaders who are working to make cybersecurity a more inclusive and […]


Check out the latest episode of the No Password Required podcast. We cover cybersecurity…and a lot of other stuff.

  • Gautam ‘Gotham’ Sharma – a cybersecurity consultant and comedian who injects fun into infosec