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Our Founder

Mr. Billy C. Rodriguez served as the 688 Cyberspace Wing A5 Director and the Deputy Director, 33d Cyberspace Operations Squadron (AFCERT/AFIN-SOC) at Joint-Base San Antonio Lackland, Texas. He supported and advised 16th Air Force in integrating tactics, daily operations, management, resources, facilities, and administrative activities in support of cyber and intelligence related issues.  Additionally, he supported Requirements Development, Strategy Development, Planning, and Governance. He exercised broad responsibility and authority for planning and managing the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned team members and communicated the Cyberspace strategic plan, mission, vision, and values across the Air Force.  He developed and implemented programs to ensure the productivity, health, and welfare of the cyber warfighter.  

 

Experience

2023 - Present - Xyber-Samurai - Founder

2023 – Present – Senior Cyberspace Strategist – FCN Technologies

2022 – 2023 – 688 Cyberspace Wing – A5 Director

2019 – 2023 – AFCERT - Deputy Director

2019 - 2020 - UTSA Adjunct Professor

2014 - 2019 – 92d Cyberspace Operations Squadron - Deputy Director of Operations

2009 - 2014 – AFCERT - Chief, Intrusion Prevention/Weapons &Tactics

1998 - 2009 – AFCERT - Cyberspace Operator

1995 - 1998 – Onizuka Air Station, Sunnyvale, Ca - Cyber Operator

 

Professional Publications

Co-Authored – Air Force Authority to Connect Playbook (2023)

Authored – 688 Cyberspace Wing – 2030 VISION - 2022

Co-Authored – Integrated Defensive Cyberspace CONOP - 2022

Authored – Cyber Security Defense (Integrated Defensive Cyberspace) CONEMP - 2021

Co-Authored AFCyber Mapping and Processing CONEMP - 2018

Authored Ninja Clone CONEMP – 2019

Co-Authored Threat Hunting CONEMP – 2018

Authored File Reputation CONEMP – 2018

Authored C2 Reputation CONEMP – 2018

Authored CPT Quick Reaction Force CONEMP – 2017

Authored CPT ARAD CONEMP – 2016

Authored Threat Emulation Guide – 2016

Authored Cyber Readiness Guide – 2015

Authored Discovery and Counter Infiltration Guide (Hunt) – 2014

Authored Tactical Mission Planning Guide – 2013

Co-Authored Air Force Cyberspace Defense 3-1 - 2012

Innovation 

Redefined Air Force Mission Defense Teams

Co-Developed CPT Hunt Capability (Endgame)

Decision Authority for CPT – SIEM (ELASTIC)

Developed CPT Digital Analysis Cell (Forensics)

Developed File Reputation capability

Developed C2 Reputation capability

Established San Antonio CPTs

Co-Developed Secure Browsing capability

Developed – Custom Threat Indicator Capability

Developed – Vulnerability Management Capability

 

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