UCF Cybersecurity Champ Awarded One of Seven National Veteran Scholarships

UCF Cybersecurity Champ Awarded One of Seven National Veteran Scholarships

The research aspirations of University of Central Florida engineering student Heather Lawrence, who wants to discover ways to teach computers to analyze and fend off cyber attacks to reduce the burden on human defenders, will advance with some help from a scholarship awarded to only seven student veterans in the nation. The Student Veterans of […]

Three-Peat: UCF’s Cyberdefense Team Wins 3rd Straight National Championship

What does the University of Central Florida’s star cyberdefense team have in common with the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls? They’ve all racked up three consecutive national championships. The student Collegiate Cyber Defense Club @ UCF locked up an unprecedented three-peat victory on Sunday at the 2016 National Collegiate Cyber Defense […]

UCF Cyber Defense Club Repeats as Top Team in Nation

UCF’s Collegiate Cyber Defense Club, also known as Hack@UCF, was crowned champion for best overall performance in 2015 for a second consecutive year. The team was awarded the Collegiate Cybersecurity Championship Cup because it had the best record among universities in cybersecurity competitions during the academic year. Thomas Nedorost, the team’s faculty advisor, accepted the […]

Top 10 Tips for Safe Online Shopping

From deep discounts to one-click ordering, many consumers are going digital this holiday shopping season. But buyer beware: With the ease of online shopping comes the added step of protecting your personal information. Fortunately, the University of Central Florida’s two-time national champion cyber defense club, Hack@UCF, wants to help you shop safely and securely this […]

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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.