Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Space Florida, UWF sign MoU

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Space Florida and the University of West Florida signed a three-year memorandum of understanding to further develop cybersecurity technologies for commercial uses. Space Florida, the state's aerospace development authority, and UWF's Center for Research and Economic Opportunity will work together to determine opportunities to further develop and cybersecurity technologies to the commercial sector. In Pensacola, the Navy's Corry Station is home to the Center for Information Dominance and a Department of Homeland Security Computer Emergency Readiness Team. (Source: UWF, 05/26/15) The region has a keen interest in cybersecurity. Air Force cybersecurity personnel receive initial training at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss. Hurlburt Field, Fla., provides advanced training in cybersecurity.