SAN ANTONIO WILL LEAD THE WAY IN CYBER SECURITY. WE WILL STEER ACADEMIC, BUSINESS, AND GOVERNMENT ENTITIES TO DEVELOP, PROMOTE AND ENHANCE CYBER AND CYBER SECURITY PROGRAMS AND CAPABILITIES.
San Antonio is already #2 in cyber security, 2nd only to the National Capitol Region. We host approximately 1,000 IT business, generating an annual economic impact of approximately $12B. Our IT workforce is at least 35K strong and may double in the next five years. We have excellent academic programs including the Alamo Academies Information Technology and Security Academy, Holmes High School, Southwest High School and their feeder middle schools. We have several outstanding colleges and universities, including five which have earned designation as NSA/DHS Centers of Academic Excellence for Information Assurance Education. There are a number of non-profit and professional organizations which can help achieve our goals, including the Chamber of Commerce, AFCEA, ISSA, SA TecoSystem, TecBloc, CyberTexas, Café Commerce, College Café, SASTEMIC, and others.
Cybertexas Receives FBI Director Award
The San Antonio Division honors the CyberTexas Foundation for their efforts to increase cyber security awareness and preparedness. The foundation serves San Antonio’s youth community through cyber educational initiatives, advances cooperation between law enforcement and ethnic and minority groups, and contributes to a safer, stronger, and more prepared cyber community.