For assistance, call 210.354.7522

Required DOD Security Training

We have recently made a change to start using the Security Awareness Hub, a website that provides eLearning awareness courses for DOD and their Industry Partners. CYFOR has elected to deliver the New Hire and Annual training requirements through this service and has provided the links below for the courses we require all our cleared employees to complete. These links do NOT require an account or any registration or sign-in information. However, EACH TRAINING COURSE MUST BE COMPLETED IN ONE SESSION!

Upon completing each course, you will be provided a Certificate of Completion. Insert your name to generate your certificate, and then print or save your certificate to a .pdf file before closing the course. Neither a record of your completion nor your Certificate of Completion will be saved at the Security Awareness Hub website. Forward your Certificate of Completion to your FSO at the following email address: FSO@cyfor.com.

  1. DoD Initial Orientation and Awareness Training (New Hire Only) OR
    DOD Security Awareness Refresher (All Existing Employees)
  2. Derivative Classification
  3. Counterintelligence and Insider Threat Awareness Security Brief
  4. Cybersecurity Awareness
  5. OPSEC Awareness for Military Members, DoD Employees and Contractors
  6. For any Security, Insider Threat or Cybersecurity questions or concerns, please contact CYFOR’s FSO at (210) 354-7522 or email to: FSO@cyfor.com. If you wish to make an anonymous report, then please mail your question/concerns to our headquarter address at:

13750 San Pedro Avenue, Suite 635
San Antonio, Texas 78232

Department of Defense Hotline

The Department of Defense Hotline provides a confidential avenue for individuals to report allegations of wrongdoing pertaining to programs, personnel, and operations that fall under the purview of the Department of Defense, pursuant to the Inspector General Act of 1978. Anyone, including members of the public and Department of Defense employees (military members, civilian employees, and Department of Defense contractor employees) may file a complaint with the Department of Defense Hotline. If you have a complaint to report, it can be submitted through the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General website at the following link http://www.dodig.mil/Hotline/index.html or you can call the Department of Defense Hotline number 800-424-9098 (Toll-Free)


Our Leadership Team

SERGIO MUNIZ
President
CYFOR Technologies

Mr. Muniz brings over twenty nine years of leadership experience. As president of CYFOR Technologies, he provides subject matter expertise in various areas including cyber, information operations, operations security, critical infrastructure, and intelligence requirements for both government and private sector organizations. 

He established the Air Force’s first Information Warfare Aggressor Squadron and pioneered use of cyber Red Teams to train network defenders and validate IT security capabilities within the Air Force domain. He has also led the development of advanced threat mitigation strategies, development of policies, procedures, and the necessary training and certification skills necessary to protect vital information, and secure our critical architecture. This includes development of strategic roadmaps, and planning actions necessary for long-term network defense strategies. 

Mr. Muniz has numerous years of experience in Advanced Malware Detection, Vulnerability Assessments, Operations Security, All-source Cyber Intelligence, and risk mitigation against sophisticated cyber threats. He has managed efforts to plan, develop, and execute technical and managerial tasks associated with discovery and mitigation of advanced malware threats. These efforts include
integration of vulnerability assessment capabilities and auditing methodologies to provide world-class detection of vulnerabilities against networks and information systems. 

Mr. Muniz serves on the Board of Directors for Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, the Cyber Security Technology State-Wide Advisory Committee for Texas State Technical College, IT Advisory Committee for St. Phillips College, Program Advisory Committee Member for Hallmark University, and served as Workshop Speaker and Panel member for the National Academy of Sciences on Professionalizing the Cyber Workforce.  Mr. Muniz is also a member of the Johnson Space Center Joint Leadership Team (JLT) and serves on the Johnson Space Center Small Business Council Executive Leadership Team.  He established CYFOR Technologies to continue his passion for development of advanced capabilities and services in the cyber domain and to provide high-end engineering support and expertise in support of government and industry in various technical fields.

Kenneth V. Peifer
Director, Cyber Strategy and Integration
CYFOR Technologies

Ken joined CYFOR Technologies in October 2013 after retiring from a successful 20+ year career in the Air Force. As Director, Cyber Strategy and Integration, he leads cyberspace and intelligence strategies integration including research, engineering, development, implementation, and assessment of plans, operations and capabilities. 

He brings extensive unique experience in cyberspace operations shaping concepts, policy and strategy, and implementing cutting-edge technical capabilities. His in-depth operational experience includes planning and conducting offensive and defensive cyberspace operations, network defense program engineering and management, integrated cyberspace strategy and plan development, cross-functional teambuilding, capability innovation, and enterprise engineering for Federal departments and agencies. 

Before joining CYFOR Technologies, Ken served as Chief, Cyberspace Plans at 24th Air Force (AFCYBER), where he developed and delivered highly-skilled network defense, intelligence, and offensive cyberspace operations teams on-site globally ensuring cyberspace dominance for combatant commanders on behalf of United States Cyber Command. 

He also served as Commander of the 33rd Network Warfare Squadron (AFCERT) where he led daily cyberspace operations and managed $125M in cyber security assets; operating 354 sensor and interdiction platforms at 122 sites worldwide defending the Air Force’s global information networks. 

Ken is a distinguished graduate and received his commission from the University of Connecticut Air Force ROTC program. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Central Connecticut State University’s Management Information Systems program. He is a summa cum laude graduate of the Air Force Institute of Technology, Master of Information Resources Management program where he won the coveted Dr. Leslie M. Norton Pride In Excellence Award, Outstanding Thesis for his work in Information Warfare. Also while at the Air Force Institute of Technology he was inducted into Sigma Iota Epsilon, Honorary Management Fraternity. 

He began active duty as a Space Operations Officer where he maintained a Highly Qualified Crew Commander rating and served as Chief, Standardization and Evaluation at the 6th Space Warning Squadron. He has also served as a certified Air Education and Training Command Communications and Information Instructor, Course Director for the Advanced Communications and Information Officer Training and Scope Eagle courses, DoD Agency executive officer, and MAJCOM and Joint Staff officer. Additionally Ken commanded the 386th Expeditionary Communications Squadron supporting Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom throughout Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan. 

Ken is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and is involved in a variety of volunteer efforts. He is a longstanding member of the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association (AFCEA) International and currently affiliated with the Alamo AFCEA Chapter, San Antonio, Texas. Ken is a member of the Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI) where he lends his expertise advancing Cyber Leadership Education research. Ken also serves as a mentor with the National College Student Mentoring Program, and the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot Program.