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UCF Students Win $25,500 at Cybersecurity Competition

UCF’s teams of student cybersecurity experts cleaned up at another cyber competition recently, bringing home more than $25,000 in prize money and besting Ivy Leaguers from Yale and Brown universities, the Air Force Academy and others.

#UCFBusiness Professor Uses Technology to Engage Students on Cybersecurity Issues

The breaches of Ashley Madison and Target customer databases in recent months have made cybersecurity a highly relevant topic. UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) Lecturer Steven Hornik, Ph.D., is using a creative technological approach to keep his students engaged and thinking about this important issue.

New Graduate-Level Certificate Provides Critical Training in Cybersecurity

Barely a week goes by without a major retailer or government institution announcing a data breach that put customers’ personal information in the hands of hackers.

With the growing need for workers who know their way around network security, the University of Central Florida has launched a new graduate certificate program for fall 2015 aimed at providing students with the expertise they need in the behavioral aspects of cybersecurity.

UCF's Cyber Defense Team Starts New Year By Taking top National Prize

UCF’s Cyber Defense Team has started the new year by taking top honors in the Collegiate Cybersecurity Championship Cup competition on Jan. 6.

Unlike other stand-alone competitions, the Collegiate Cybersecurity Championship Cup recognizes the best team in the nation for overall performance at multiple cybersecurity competitions.