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Port San Antonio Opens First Phase Of Project Tech
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Port San Antonio Opens First Phase Of Project Tech

From the third floor of the newly finished building, one has an unimpeded view of Tech Port SA’s expansive terrain.Increasingly, Port San Antonio is using “Tech Port SA” in its communications to describe itself and the latest developments from Port-based companies. The subtle rebranding in progress reflects its vision to act as a nexus for technological innovation across various industries.As local stakeholders toured the state-of-the-art facility Tuesday, the official opening of the Port’s first specialized cyber-capable building reinforced its commitment to a tech-heavy future.The just-completed building broke ground almost a year ago. The 90,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility can be customized to meet specific needs of the growing number of cyber operations at the...
Nonprofit SAMSOC Opens Cyber Range, Training Lab at Port San Antonio
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Nonprofit SAMSOC Opens Cyber Range, Training Lab at Port San Antonio

Cybersecurity professionals new to the field become experienced by honing their skills, finding vulnerabilities and defending against massive cyber-attacks. Companies and software startups also need to test tools and apps in a realistic but virtual environment to see how well they work and make adjustments before going to market. The place for these activities ideally is not within a company’s active computer system, but at a cyber range—a controlled virtual environment where “white hats” or cyber professionals in training can practice their skills or test their product in a simulated, robust computer infrastructure.Port San Antonio is now home to a new cyber range that operates as part of a collaborative nonprofit organization called SAMSOC or the San Antonio Multidiscipline Security ...
IPSecure Receives San Antonio Incentives for Business Expansion
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IPSecure Receives San Antonio Incentives for Business Expansion

The San Antonio City Council voted Thursday to approve an incentive package for San Antonio information technology firm IPSecure. The company will receive an Economic Development Incentive Fund (EDIF) Grant of $420,000 based on a capital investment of approximately $1.3 million, the creation of at least 80 new high-wage full-time jobs, and the retention of 115 full-time jobs.IPSecure provides a broad range of cybersecurity and other information technology services to government and private-sector companies worldwide with most of its work in cybersecurity. The San Antonio company initially focused on Defense Department telecommunications security but has since grown to include testing of computer networks to secure them from external and internal threats.The company plans to expand ...
Jungle Disk Announces Acquisition of TeamPassword
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Jungle Disk Announces Acquisition of TeamPassword

Jungle Disk announced Tuesday its acquisition of TeamPassword, a password manager that simplifies password management security for users of its service. Jungle Disk provides encrypted cloud backup for small businesses up to 250 employees, as well as a network firewall to protect against ransomware, malware, and denial-of-service attacks.As businesses use more cloud-based services, the number of accounts and passwords each person needs to maintain is growing. “The average TeamPassword customer has 147 passwords to manage within their business,” said Brian Sierakowski, CEO of TeamPassword. Sierakowski is planning to move to San Antonio later in 2018.The addition of TeamPassword to the Jungle Disk product portfolio provides customers a data security tool that can generate secure uniqu...