If America is ever able to adequately address today’s modern cybersecurity threats, it will mean that someone has discovered the “silver bullet” or, more realistically, that we’ve grown the workforce needed to successfully address the problem of a critical shortage of trained cybersecurity professionals. San Antonio’s educational, governmental, and industrial institutions have taken a comprehensive approach to the challenges of building a pipeline of cybersecurity education, improving the branding of educational institutions and individuals, and participating in cyber defense competitions.
San Antonio has an information technology workforce estimated to number between 35,000 and . . .