System Security Lab

Department of Cybersecurity and Information Technology
Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering & Sciences, University of West Florida



Building 4, Room 228
11000 University Pkwy
Pensacola, FL 325145

Email: myu at uwf dot edu
Office: (850)474-2137



The System Security Lab is part of the Department of Cybersecurity of University of West Florida.


The mission our lab is to to discover and identify new vulnerabilities, threats and cyber-attacks against existing and future computing facilities. We develop new security techniques to mitigate the security problems in computer systems and networks. Our ongoing projects include the development of new architectures to enable privacy protection in cloud computing. We are also working on security problems related to virtual machine placement in clouds.


Opennings and Visitors

Please contact the faculty of our lab about opennings of Research Assistants, Postdoc positions, or visiting professor positions.


Research Opportunties for Undergraduate Students

We have been regularly supporting undergraduate students through NSF REU grant. To receive NSF REU support, U.S. citizenship is required.


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