San Antonio 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.


Congratulations to the 2019 Inductees!


  • J. Michael Kretzer, 688th Cyberspace Wing, JBSA Lackland
  • Daniel M. Teal, Sophos, Austin, Texas
  • Kevin J. Ziese (Posthumously), Dripping Springs, Texas

ALL-STAR – Workforce/Education

  • Josh Beck, Roosevelt High School, San Antonio, Texas

Cyber Hall of Honor Induction Highlight 2019

2018 Inductees


  • Angela Collazo, 24 AF Civilian, Retired

ALL-STAR – Workforce/Education

  • Arthur Celestin, Southwest I.S.D., San Antonio
  • Dr. Wm. “Arthur” Conklin, University of Houston
  • Dr. Keith Harrison, University of Texas at San Antonio

ALL-STAR – Industry

  • Chris Gerritz , Infocyte, Austin, Texas

Cyber Hall of Honor Induction Highlights 2017

2017 Inductees

Mr. Robert J. Kaufman, III, 318th Cyberspace Operations Group & UTSA Cybersecurity Lecturer

Mr. Fred M. Ramirez, Founder and Principal, CNF Technologies

Mr. Dwayne Williams, Associate Director, Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security, UTSA

2016 Inaugural Class Achievements

Mr. Larry Merritt – DoD and Air Force Senior Executive and AFCERT Leader and Founder

Dr. Gregory White – Executive Director, UTSA’s CIAS and AFCERT Pioneer

Dr. Glenn Dietrich – CIAS Co-founder and First Executive Director

Mr. Lee Sutterfield – SecureLogix Chairman of the Board and President and AFCERT Pioneer

Cyber Hall of Honor in the News

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