FBI Jacksonville
Amanda Warford Videll
May 15, 2023

FBI Cyber and Emerging Threat Symposium Coming to UF, Registration Open

Crime Prevention Program Helps Local Government, Businesses, and Families Avoid Victimization

JACKSONVILLE, FL—The FBI Jacksonville Division will partner with the Florida Technology Council and University of Florida to host the FBI’s 2023 Cyber and Emerging Threat Symposium in Gainesville on June 1. This is the first event co-hosted by the organizations to proactively provide the local community with education on the latest criminal and national security threats targeting businesses, infrastructure, and families in Central Florida, as well as guidance to help them avoid falling victim. The free symposium will feature presentations and question and answer sessions with FBI special agents who specialize in combating and investigating cybercrimes, foreign intelligence matters, crimes against children and more. Additional sessions will be hosted by special agents from DHS – Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Cyber Florida.

The FBI’s 2023 Cyber and Emerging Threat Symposium at UF is open to all local and state government officials, law enforcement, business professionals, educators, and college students from all institutions and programs. Advance registration is required.

Event: FBI 2023 Cyber and Emerging Threat Symposium at UF
Hosted by FBI Jacksonville and the Florida Technology Council

Date / Time: Thursday, June 1, 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Location: University of Florida
Emerson Alumni Hall
1938 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603

About FBI Jacksonville

The FBI Jacksonville Division serves 40 counties in northern and central Florida and has served as the lead investigative office on multiple high-profile criminal and national security-related investigations over the past 70 years. Today, the FBI Jacksonville team works extensively with numerous Florida-based organizations including Cleared Defense Contractors (CDCs), financial institutions, technology firms, retail companies, academic institutions, and government entities protect the citizens of Florida and beyond. Since 2015, the office has also proactively hosted cyber and emerging threat symposiums in partnership with higher education institutions to help increase awareness of crimes targeting local communities, and aid in prevention and victimization.

UF cyber symposium