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Governor DeSantis Appoints Executive Director McConnell to Florida Cybersecurity Advisory Council
September 23, 2021
Cyber Florida and New America Launch Cyber Citizenship Hub for K-12 Educators
September 13, 2021
6/29/22, http://FLgov.com: https://www.flgov.com/2022/06/29/governor-ron-desantis-awards-15-6-million-to-expand-access-to-cybersecurity-and-it-training/
6/24/22, The Business Journals: https://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2022/06/24/education-in-florida-2022.html
6/18/22, American Military News:
Former US Central Command chief will head new university security institute
The University of South Florida this week announced plans for a new initiative that aims to broaden the school’...
6/17/22, Government Technology:
USF to Advise Governments on Protecting Infrastructure
The University of South Florida's Global and National Security Institute will train state and local government employe...
6/16/22, Tampa Bay Times: .
Former US Central Command chief will head new USF security institute
Kenneth ”Frank” McKenzie hopes to connect existing research with those who can use it.
4/23/22, Sarasota Herald-Tribune:
COMMUNITY BRIEFS: Ukraine forum at USFSM; tree fair; Family Promise; Sisters Sowing Seeds
Part 2 will focus on the global financial fallout from the Russian invasion of Ukraine with Katarzyna Zajdel-Kurowska from the World Bank Group.
4/8/22, IBM Center for The Business of Government: https://www.businessofgovernment.org/blog/weekly-roundup-april-4-8-2022
4/12/22, Florida Today:
Time for Florida’s local governments to prepare for cyber attacks | Opinion
Starting July 1, assuming Gov. DeSantis signs HB 7055 into law, it will be illegal for any local government in Florida to pay ransoms when attacked.
4/11/22, Federal News Network:
After six years, OPM has a permanent inspector general | Federal News Network
The Office of Personnel Management’s permanent inspector general says she will prioritize IT modernization and cyb...
A quick guide to help managers understand and some key steps to take to significantly reduce the ransomware threat.
A guide to help small business leaders understand cybersecurity fundamentals for their business through real-world examples.