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Roadrunner Spotlight: Sophia Irizarry


As someone who was previously homeschooled, Sophia Irizarry is looking forward to being able to experience campus life next fall.  A cadet in UTSA’s Air Force ROTC, she is a cyber security major who hopes to work for the Air Force’s Office of Special Investigations when she graduates. Favorite class My favorite class is Programming… Read more »

Roadrunner Spotlight: Micaela Biggs


Micaela Biggs is a senior majoring in cyber security. A native of Anson, Texas she is currently interning with Digital Defense. Biggs has learned the value of obtaining certifications as well as the need to continue to learn new technological skills in order to be successful post-graduation. She is the co-president of the Hunger and… Read more »

Roadrunner Spotlight: Cyber Security Major Brandon Taylor Bonnell


Making the 3,600 mile trip from his hometown in Honolulu, Brandon Taylor Bonnell chose to study at the UTSA College of Business because of its top-ranked cyber security program. Finishing his last semester in the program this spring, Bonnell’s adventure was a smart one. He’ll graduate with three completed internships, participated in multiple cyber security… Read more »

Graduate Turquoise Richardson Excels in Digital Forensics


Leaving home for the first time at 27, UTSA business student Turquoise Richardson traveled to Washington, D.C. this fall in the midst of the pandemic to intern with NASA’s Office of Inspector General as a technical investigator. “My internship was on the verge of being cancelled, but they fought for me,” said Richardson, a senior… Read more »

College of Business Receives $400,000 Grant from Raytheon Technologies


Researchers at The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business Cyber Center for Security and Analytics have partnered with Raytheon Intelligence & Space to study the use of artificial intelligence to detect malicious attacks. The project, funded by a $447,000 grant from Raytheon Intelligence & Space, is being led by Nicole Beebe, professor… Read more »

Business Students Place Second in Cyber Security SOCathon Competition


A team of students from the UTSA College of Business placed second in the 2020 UTSA Cyber Range SOCathon competition. The students were members of the CompTIA student chapter at UTSA.  Team members were juniors Cris Rivera and Ryenn White; seniors Chris Bates, Brandon Taylor Bonnell, Adam Kissee and Chandler Santos; and graduate student Steven… Read more »

UTSA Cyber Range Partners with the State of North Dakota


The UTSA College of Business Cyber Range recently partnered with the state of North Dakota to provide training and workshops for their cybersecurity team. “North Dakota plans on using the UTSA Cyber Range in a variety of ways to facilitate training as well as team assessment,” said Joe Mallen, director of the UTSA Cyber Range.… Read more »

College Offers New Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security


The UTSA College of Business is offering a new graduate certificate in cyber security. This 12-hour certificate program is designed to give non-cyber professionals the knowledge and technical skills needed to deal with cyber security issues that impact a wide variety of fields. Offered by the college’s Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security, this… Read more »

UTSA College of Business Receives SimSpace Software Donation


The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Business has partnered with SimSpace Corporation to provide a cloud-based cyber range for the college’s cyber security program. SimSpace’s $133,000 software donation includes access to 700 licensed accounts, network tailoring and configuration support. “Building on what we offer in our physical cyber security labs, we… Read more »

UTSA Cyber Range Provides Training for San Antonio CyberPatriot Teams


The UTSA College of Business partnered with the CyberTexas Foundation to provide free training to San Antonio high school students who were competing in the CyberPatriot National Finals in the college’s newly-launched Cyber Range. Three teams comprised of 15 students from Brandeis and Roosevelt high schools participated in two online simulations conducted by the UTSA… Read more »

UTSA Opens Cyber Range to Provide Simulated Cyber Security Training


The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Business has opened the UTSA Cyber Range to provide businesses, governmental organizations, military units and individuals with a hyper-realistic environment to hone their cyber security skills against real-world attack scenarios and to test incident response plans in both a virtual and in-person environment. The UTSA… Read more »

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