Dr. Laura Malave is the Academic Chair of SPC’s College of Computer and Information Technology, where, in addition to her duties as Chair, she also teaches courses. In addition to her regular duties, Malave offers a great deal of her time to volunteering in the community. Two of her biggest passions are cybersecurity and accessibility.
Malave has been an active member of (ISC)2 Tampa Bay, an organization of internet security professionals, for more than five years, and volunteered at their BSides security conferences and served as the Accessibility Committee chairperson. She also serves as the founding faculty advisor for SPC’s Cybersecurity Club, which is active locally and engaged in collaborative projects and volunteering.
Malave earned a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, as well as master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science from the University of South Florida.