Florida Center for Cybersecurity

** Keynote Speaker Update **

Just Confirmed – Please see the below update.
Keynote Speakers for the 2017 Research Symposium are:

April 3 Keynote Speaker
Dr. Douglas Maughan
Director, Cyber Security Division within the Homeland Security Advanced Research
Projects Agency (HSARPA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Keynote Title: TBA

April 4 Keynote Speaker
Blake Strom
Principal Cyber Security Engineer – Threat Based Operations
The MITRE Corporation
Keynote Title: Detecting the Adversary Post-Compromise with Threat Models and Behavioral Analytics

April 3–4, 2017

University of South Florida | Patel Center for Global Solutions (CGS)

Tampa, Florida

Register Now!

The Florida Center for Cybersecurity (FC2) supports and encourages collaboration across the State of Florida to promote research innovation and productivity in cybersecurity. As part of this mission, FC2 will host a Cybersecurity Research Symposium to bring together partners from across the state to share information regarding current and emerging cybersecurity research interests.

The 1 1/2-day symposium, held on the campus of the University of South Florida, will feature Seed Award program presentations, breakout and panel sessions, student posters and more.

Seating is limited, so register now.

Note- Your registration includes lunch on April 3.


Click here to view the 2017 Research Symposium schedule. 


Parking permits will be provided to registered attendees for specific lots near the Patel Center for Global Solutions (CGS) building. Your permit must be clearly displayed on your vehicle's rearview mirror. Follow these simple instructions:

  1. Enter the Sun Dome parking lot from USF Alumni Drive. Please use the parking map for reference.
  2. Collect one parking permit from the attendant at the entrance of the Sun Dome lot and park in any available spot in the Sun Dome lots shaded in purple on the map (22A, 22D, 22E, 22F). Important: Expect heavy traffic on Tuesday, April 4 due to another on-campus event. Parking in Lot 22D may be restricted on that day. The parking attendant at the Sun Dome lot entrance can advise as to available parking on April 4.
  3. Follow the instructions on the permit to scratch off the current date and hang the permit on your vehicle's rearview mirror. The permit is valid for one day only. You will be provided a new permit on Tuesday, April 4.
  4. After you've parked, please proceed to the Patel Center for Global Solutions (CGS) for the Research Symposium.

The 2017 Research Symposium takes place April 3-4 at the USF Patel Center for Global Solutions (CGS).