The University of South Florida (USF) has received a $1m gift to fund a cybersecurity lab at the USF Muma College of Business. With the goal of making Florida the “Cyber State,” ReliaQuest extended the gift to USF, payable over the course of five years.
The partnership is being touted as a first-of-its-kind initiative that will prepare students with the skills they need to pursue careers in cybersecurity. “Cybersecurity is one of the hottest job fields that exists today, with a huge demand for skilled professionals. Rather than see this as a challenge, we see it as an opportunity to find innovative solutions together with industry partners like ReliaQuest,” said USF Muma College of Business dean Moez Limayem in a press release.
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