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Title XLVIII
EARLY LEARNING-20 EDUCATION CODE
Chapter 1004
PUBLIC POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION
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F.S. 1004.444
1004.444 Florida Center for Cybersecurity.
(1) The Florida Center for Cybersecurity is established within the University of South Florida.
(2) The goals of the center are to:
(a) Position Florida as the national leader in cybersecurity and its related workforce through education, research, and community engagement.
(b) Assist in the creation of jobs in the state‚Äôs cybersecurity industry and enhance the existing cybersecurity workforce.
(c) Act as a cooperative facilitator for state business and higher education communities to share cybersecurity knowledge, resources, and training.
(d) Seek out partnerships with major military installations to assist, when possible, in homeland cybersecurity defense initiatives.
(e) Attract cybersecurity companies to the state with an emphasis on defense, finance, health care, transportation, and utility sectors.
History.s. 10, ch. 2014-56.