Technology & Innovation
Uniquely Positioned To Support Your Needs.
Uniquely positioned to support the information technology and cybersecurity industries, Bulverde/Spring Branch has a highly education workforce, a robust fiber optic network with available speeds of 5 Mbps to 1 Gbps, two powerhouse award winning electric companies, and is within close proximity to numerous military and governmental information security entities.
The San Antonio-New Braunfels Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which includes the Bulverde/Spring Branch Area, has one of the largest concentrations, across multiple agencies, of IT, Information Assurance (IA) and cybersecurity professionals in the nation. In fact, the 24th Air Force, the Air Force Cyber Command, the Air Education and Personnel Command, the FBI, National Security Agency (NSA), U.S. Army North, U.S. Army South, the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Navy, and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) all have a significant presence in the MSA. In addition, five NSA/DHS Centers of Academic Excellence for Information Assurance are located nearby, educating the IT, IA and cyber-security workforce talent of the future.
Other Military (DoD) and Government Cyber Entities in the MSA include:
- NSA / CSS Texas – Texas Cryptologic Center
- Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency
- Air Force Electronic Warfare School
- 25th Air Force
- 688th Information Operations Wing
- 67th Cyberspace Wing
- Air Force Cryptologic Systems Group
- Air Force Research Lab
- Defense Information Systems Agency Mega Center
- Navy Information Operations Command Texas
- Joint Reserve Information Operations Center
- Joint Information Operations Warfare Command
Numerous Universities and Colleges in the area offer dedicated education and training in Information Technology and Cybersecurity, including the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), Our lady of the Lake University (OLLU), St. Mary’s University, Texas A&M, University of the Incarnate Word and Alamo Colleges.
There are nearly 160,000 students in 15 colleges and universities in the area. Many of them with access to outstanding academic programs focused on cyber science – K thru PhD, plus professional certification tracks.
Headquartered in Bulverde, Futurex is a globally recognized provider of hardened, enterprise-class data security solutions. Over 15,000 customers worldwide have trusted Futurex’s innovative Hardened Enterprise Security Platform and the VirtuCrypt Hardened Enterprise Security Cloud to provide market-leading solutions for the secure encryption, storage, transmission, and certification of sensitive data. Futurex has been named one of San Antonio’s “Best Places to Work” by the San Antonio Business Journal for eight consecutive years, made Cybersecurity Ventures’ list of the top 500 Hot Companies to Watch, and is ranked among The Silicon Review Magazine’s top 20 fastest growing data security companies of 2015.
Futurex ‘s also has offices in Mumbai, India and Mexico City, Mexico.
To learn more about Futurex, please visit their website at https://www.futurex.com.