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Cyber Center

About Cyber Center

Cyber Center Staff

Photo of Wael YousifDr. Wael Yousif
Director, Center for Cybersecurity
Doctor of Education, Curriculum & Instruction, University of Central Florida
Master of Science in Information Systems Management, Computer Networks and Telecommunication Systems Concentration, University of Central Florida
Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Auditing, University of Central Florida

  • Certified EC-Council Instructor (CEI)
  • VMWare Certified Associate
  • Certified Red Flag Specialist - Identity Management Institute
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
  • Cisco Certified Academy Instructor (CCAI)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional-Routing (CCNP-Routing)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)

Global Certification - Certified Firewall Analyst (GCFW)


Photo of Soheyla NakhaiProfessor Soheyla Nakhai
Master of Science in Computer Science, University of Central Florida
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, University of Central Florida

  • Certified Netware Engineer (CNE)
  • CompTIA A+ Certified
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • CompTIA Security+


Photo of Jessica ChisholmDoctor Jessica Chisholm
Doctorate of Computer Science - Information Assurance
Colorado Technical University
Master in Education E-learning Technology and Design
Dual concentration: Technology and Education
Jones International University
Centennial, Colorado
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
University of Phoenix
Phoenix, Arizona

Date Graduated: July 2005
GPA: 3.97; Major GPA: 3.97; Graduated with honors

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (EC Council)
  • Comptia IT Certified: A+, Net+, INET+, Security+, Linux+
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2007
  • Certified Novell Instructor (Linux),
  • Certified Linux Professional (Novell)
  • Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist in SQL 2005 and Server 2008,
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator 2000 and 2003, MCP + 6,
  • Cisco Certified Networking Associate
  • Microsoft Certified Professional Server 2003 Security
  • Microsoft Certified Business Management Solutions Specialist
  • Microsoft Certified Business Management Solutions Professional


Photo of Doug RehmanProfessor Doug Rehman
Rehman Technologies Services, Inc.

Serving as a consultant to government agencies, corporations, attorneys, and the media in the areas of computers (cybersecurity and digital forensics), electronic surveillance, and child exploitation. Services provided include: expert testimony, forensic examination of computers (including, preparation of electronic discovery requests), computer data recovery, electronic countermeasures, data and information security, training in the foregoing areas, and consultation in the formulation of information use/security policies.


Professor Gerrianne Roberts
Master's in network communications management | Keller Graduate School 2010 Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Master's in information systems management | Keller Graduate School 2010 Concentration in Information Security, Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Bachelor's in software engineering | Westwood College 2007

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+ CE
  • Microsoft MCP/MCTS
  • Microsoft MCTS in Web Applications, C#.NET 2.0
  • Microsoft MCTS in Desktop Applications, C#.NET 2.0


Photo of Yahia FawziProfessor Yahia Fawzi
Master of Arts in Information Technology Management Webster University, Orlando, FL

  • Network+
  • Inet+
  • MCSA,
  • Security+
  • C|EH


Photo of Chris MaitlandChris Maitland 
Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology, University of Central Florida

  • Oracle Certified Professional - Solaris 10 System Administrator
  • Linux+ and LPIC-1

Technical Solutions Engineer III | Sprint | Jan 2008 - present


Cybersecurity Events

There are no events at this time.


Network Engineering Technology (VoIP, Cybersecurity, Microsoft, Cisco, Wireless) Lab

West Campus
Building 11, Room 262 (except Monday -> Room 261)
Monday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM