From the Spring 2015 Issue

Lone Star Rising: San Antonio’s Cybersecurity Boom

Jim Brodie Brazell

San Antonio may not be the first city you think of when you think cybersecurity, but it might be time to start. The Alamo City has a long history of cybersecurity innovation and development, being the birthplace of the first analog computer used for gas pipelines in 1955, the first protocol for the Internet of Things, ARCNET, in 1975, and the first network intrusion detection system in 1998.

San Antonio plays host to 81 cybersecurity companies across the spectrum of start-up, mid-market, and some of the largest defense industrial players in the United States. It holds 7,500 . . .

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