SAN ANTONIO 16 August 2018 – The 17th fastest growing privately held company in San Antonio, TX, and one of the largest employers of cybersecurity personnel, CNF Technologies appoints Steve Lewis as its inaugural Director for a new business unit focused on providing research and development, engineering, and analytic solutions to Intelligence Community clients nationwide. As Director of IC Solutions, Lewis will capitalize on CNF’s deep qualifications and track record of excellence in providing cybersecurity solutions to Air Force Cyber (AFCYBER) and affiliated organizations to expand the company’s footprint into the broader community. CNF has been a mainstay of innovation and mission impact in the Cyber Domain in San Antonio since 2010, providing capabilities including full spectrum cyber operations, mission and information assurance, and engineering and sustainment of cyber operations tools and capabilities. Lewis will oversee the development of Offensive and Defensive Cyber Operations capabilities, cyber threat and intelligence analysis, electronic warfare and signals intelligence solutions for US Cyber Command, Service Cyber Components, Joint and Combatant Commanders, and Intelligence Community members. “Steve is a valuable addition to the CNF Executive Leadership Team,” says Chief Operating Officer Steve Barish. “He offers a unique combination of technical and leaderships skills and a long history of excellence in the cyber security and intelligence business. Developing innovative capabilities and solutions addressing the intersection of those communities represents the strategic vision of our company.”
Steve Lewis joins CNF from Colorado-based root9B, where he was the Senior Vice President of Operations, specializing in Federal and DoD cyber programs delivering Cyber Hunt, cyber defense, cyber threat intelligence, and both Offensive and Defensive Cyber Operations solutions to Defense and Federal clients. Prior to that position, Steve served in roles as a Vice President for Peerless Technologies, MacAulay-Brown, and led a complex portfolio of Cyber and Intelligence Community programs for CACI. Steve’s background in Cyber spans the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, National Laboratories, Unified and Combatant Commanders, and the Intelligence Community. He is a Navy veteran with 22-year background in intelligence and cybersecurity, with assignments as a submariner, cryptologist, and with the National Security Agency.
About CNF Technologies
CNF is a trusted government partner and respected provider of innovative cyber technologies and capabilities. Recognized among the top cybersecurity providers in San Antonio, CNF is a comprehensive integration and system engineering small business, specializing in a full spectrum of defensive and offensive cyber operations. Applying exceptional expertise and extensive experience, CNF is distinguished in developing, testing, fielding, sustaining, and employing Cyber weapon systems and technologies for Offensive and Defensive Cyber Operations, Cybersecurity Risk Management, and support to Law Enforcement and Counterintelligence operations. The CNF rapid prototyping capability produces state-of-art cyber defense platforms enabling efficient and all-encompassing cybersecurity for Department of Defense (DoD) enterprise technology, information, and infrastructure. CNF’s CEO, Roxanne Ramirez, is dedicated to customer mission success, employee fulfillment, and giving back to the San Antonio community. The dedicated CNF community outreach program works with local universities, high schools, and charity organizations.