UCF to Provide Cybertraining, Research Support for U.S. Army

UCF to Provide Cybertraining, Research Support for U.S. Army

The U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence will look to the University of Central Florida for training and research support as a result of a new memorandum of understanding. In addition to workforce development, the memorandum enables the Army to utilize laboratories at UCF’s Institute for Simulation and Training to support research in behavioral cybersecurity, […]

Summit Tackles Cybersecurity

What if a cyber attack wiped out your bank account, stole all of your medical files or shut down your local power grid? Who keeps us safe? Who will keep us safe in the future? Representatives from the military, private sector and academia came together last week to address these questions for the 2017 Florida International […]

Intrusion into UCF Network Involves Personal Data

An intrusion into the University of Central Florida’s computer network has resulted in unauthorized access to certain personal information of some current and former students and employees. After UCF discovered the unauthorized access in January, university officials immediately reported the incident to law enforcement and launched an internal investigation with the assistance of a national […]

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. “I’m so proud of our student club members,” said […]

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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.