CYBERTEXAS Foundation

A Foundation dedicated to the advancement of cybersecurity

About Us

The CyberTexas Foundatiton was created in 2015. Since 1999, work has been done in the cyber field by our founders. Our mission is to  advance Cybersecurity in San Antonio, Texas, through education, workforce development and preparedeness.

CYBERSECURITY WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Organize and lead youth programs, such as the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot cyber defense competition. 

Develop TEA approved cyber-curriculum for Texas middle and high schools.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Work with Economic Development Departments to develop and execute cyber security business retention, recruitment, and development plans.

Lend Texas communities support on behalf of Texas DIR and the TCEEDC.

PREPAREDNESS

Lead community participation in cybersecurity exercises and training events.

Partner with UTSA’s Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS) and Texas officials to develop and test community Cyber Incident Management Plans.

What We Offer

We provide various resources and support, in order to aid your
cybersecurity journey

Academics

One important factor here at CyberTexas foundation is the spread of knowledge and providing countless valuable oppturtunites. We offer scholarships, volunteer oppurtunites, provide E-learning resources and many more.

CyberPatriots

CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association to inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation’s future. ​

Internships

The CyberTexas Foundation offers plenty of resources for students including internships. Choosing an internship can allow you to gain unprecendented work force experience and allow you to work in your future career field.

Cyber Hall of Honor

We created the San Antonio Cyber Hall of Honor in 2016 to identify and recognize those who innovatively forged new paths across our city, state, nation, and the world…who understood and accepted the pronounced risks, challenges and profoundly led the way in creating of one of the nation’s preeminent cyber ecosystems.

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OUR AWESOME CLIENTS

Client Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our clients say:

“San Antonio is doing what no one else has in promoting cyber education in youth. The partnerships you have formed among government, academe, the military, civic leaders, and your local sponsors are AMAZING.”

National Commissioner 

CyberPatriot

Cyber Texas fueled by the energy and passion of Joe Sanchez, Chris Cook and now Victor Malloy have done more than any other organization to create, sustain and grow a program that has lifted the STEM and Cyber capability and awareness for our local San Antonio youth to levels of great success now recognized at a national level!

Vincent Valdespino

Booz Allen Hamilton

“The UTSA CyberRange gave us an amazing opportunity to practice our cyber defense skills in a realistic, environment. I have never experienced such an in-depth training environment. Having the opportunity to train with the UTSA CyberRange has overall been a great learning opportunity for both me and my team.”

 Julian Peña

CyberPatriot Team Leader

OUR AWESOME TEAM

Our Principals

The Foundation’s team of experienced, passionate Pioneers

Joe Sanchez

Foundation Director and Executive Director and Secretary of the Board

A 5th generation Texan and an executive experienced in military and community activities.

Marc Gravely

Foundation Director and  President of the Board

A Texan for over 25 years and a partner at Gravely P. C.

Paul Woeppel

Foundation Director

A Consultant who has been involved with the Air Force, National Security Agency, and Defense Intelligence Agency for over 20 years.

Victor Malloy

General Manager

An Independent Consultant working with the CyberTexas Foundation. He is a small business owner. He has over 20 years of specialized experience as senior and executive lead.