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Providing Consulting and Techincal Services for the Aerospace and DOD Community

CYFOR Technologies LLC is an 8(a) certified, Service disabled veteran owned, minority owned, small business providing consulting and technical services for the aerospace and DOD community. Our company was established to provide advanced capabilities and services in the cyber and intelligence domains and to provide high-end engineering in support of government and industry in various technical fields.

Our Vision

Build and sustain valued relationships while delivering preeminent cyber, intelligence, and engineering capabilities and services to our customers in government, industry, and academia.

Our Mission

Provide thought leadership and create an atmosphere of collaboration, teamwork, innovation, and excellence
in advancing the development and delivery of technical solutions and services for our customers.

Our Leadership Team

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.