Update

The UTSA Institute for Economic Development is OPEN for business.
Each of our small business service centers are available to you during this difficult and unexpected time. One-on-one confidential consulting will continue.
We are available to assist you by email, phone, or video conference. Some traditional classroom-based training/events will be available electronically.
For SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan information, go directly to www.sba.gov/disaster
For COVID-19 small business resources, go to www.americassbdc.org/disaster

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Texas Cybersecurity Compliance Program

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Institute for Economic Development (IED) is  collaborating with UTSA Center  for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS) and Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) throughout the state of Texas to provide the Texas Cybersecurity Compliance Program (TCCP).

TCCP aims to support opportunities to assist DoD contractors and manufacturers in complying with
DFARS requirements and enhancing overall defense suppliers. UTSA will coordinate three
cybersecurity activities for businesses, including:

• Cybersecurity Training for DoD contractors on DFARS NIST requirements

• Cybersecurity Awareness Training for DoD manufacturers and contractors

• Cyber physical security workshops and assessments

Project Goals and Objectives Related to OEA Mission

The mission of OEA is to support communities impacted by defense program changes by focusing on
developing community adjustment strategies. This project proposes to support the mission in the
areas of business development, workforce development, and business diversification. The following
goals will help achieve the mission.

• Increase number of DoD contractors in Texas that are in compliance with DFARS 252.204-7012
and NIST guidelines

• Conduct statewide training to 300 companies on NIST and DFARS requirements for compliance
with federal and DoD business contracting