News & Press Releases


CyberDefenses Partners With NASS to Promote #TrustedInfo2020

March 13, 2020  – AUSTIN, TEXAS Ahead of the 2020 elections, CyberDefenses is partnering with the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) to help promote their #TrustedInfo2020 initiative, a year-long voter education effort. The goal of #TrustedInfo2020 is to communicate to the American people that election officials are their trusted sources for credible and…

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CyberDefenses Awarded Contract From TIPS Purchasing Cooperative

Contract enables TIPS members to purchase cybersecurity services without a lengthy bid process

May 22, 2019 – AUSTIN, TEXAS CyberDefenses, a premiere Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP), today announced that is has been awarded a contract from The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS), as an approved vendor for cybersecurity services, including 24/7 threat monitoring and cybersecurity assessments and roadmap planning as well as cyber intelligence. TIPS is a national…

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CyberDefenses Launches Protect 2020 Election Security Service Bundle

Full Suite of Services and Simple Pricing Structure Help Election Officials Secure the Election

February 12, 2019 – AUSTIN, TEXAS CyberDefenses, premiere provider of cybersecurity services and an election security specialist, announces a new suite of election security services. The only security service offering of its kind, the Protect 2020 Election Security Bundle is designed to help state and local governments defend against vote tampering, data breaches, ransomware and…

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New Vice President of Federal Services Joins CyberDefenses to Accelerate Federal Business Growth

Jason Spezzano Brings Extensive Military and Federal Business Expertise to the Team

AUSTIN, TEXAS – January 18, 2018 CyberDefenses announced today that Jason Spezzano has joined the Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) as Vice President of Federal Services. Since 2001, CyberDefenses has been providing cybersecurity services to the U.S. military, including the U.S. Air Force 26th Network Operations Squadron and the Defense Information Systems Agency.  Additionally, the…

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CyberDefenses Tackles Shortage of Cybersecurity Talent with New Apprentice Program

Company Celebrates Milestone with Graduation Ceremony at Texas State Capitol

AUSTIN, TEXAS – November 15, 2018 CyberDefenses is taking the lead in solving the skills shortage threatening the cybersecurity industry by launching an innovative new Apprentice Program. The program is designed to graduate experienced cybersecurity analysts with the required certifications and on-the-job expertise in less than a year. CyberDefenses’s first cohort of six apprentices celebrated…

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CyberDefenses Partners with the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance to Deliver Cybersecurity Education

The partnership benefits industry beginners, pros by bringing together seasoned cybersecurity experts

AUSTIN, TX October 25, 2018 – CyberDefenses, a premier Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) since 2001, has paired up with the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) to expand NCFTA’s training program into the southwestern United States. Through the partnership, the two organizations are combining their in-depth expertise and proven curricula to create the top…

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CyberDefenses Continues to Build Out Executive Team with New Chief Financial Officer

Robert Castaldi Assumes Key Role in Company's Aggressive Growth Strategy

AUSTIN, TEXAS – August 22, 2018 CyberDefenses continues to solidify its leadership team in the face of rapid growth by announcing that Robert Castaldi has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer.  Founded in 2001, CyberDefenses, a premier Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP), provides customized cybersecurity guidance, services and education to federal, state and local…

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CyberDefenses Names New Vice President of Federal Services

Greg Emmons Joins a Growing Team to Manage Business Development in Federal Market

AUSTIN, TEXAS – August 7, 2018 CyberDefenses announces the addition of Greg Emmons, Vice President of Federal Services, to its executive team. A premier Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP), CyberDefenses has been successfully providing cybersecurity services to the Federal Government since 2001.  In recent years, CyberDefenses has expanded its customer base to include business in…

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CyberDefenses Appoints New Head of CISO Advisory Services, Continues Rapid Growth

Brian Engle Brings Expertise in Strategic Leadership, Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, and Elections Cybersecurity

AUSTIN, TEXAS – July 31, 2018 CyberDefenses, a premier Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) announced today that cybersecurity expert and risk advisor Brian Engle joins the team in the dual role of the company’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and the Managing Director of CISO Advisory. The addition of this role advances CyberDefenses’s strong cybersecurity…

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CyberDefenses Ranks Top 10 in Austin Business Journal Best Places to Work 2018 Award

AUSTIN, TEXAS July 11, 2018 – CyberDefenses, a premier provider of military-grade cybersecurity services to the commercial and government sectors, has been ranked as one of the Top 10 Best Places to Work 2018 by the Austin Business Journal. The criteria for this honor is based on direct employee feedback on topics that include company…

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