Gary Hayslip

As Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the City of San Diego, Gary advises the City of San Diego’s executive leadership consisting of Mayoral, City Council, and 40+ city departments and agencies on protecting city government information resources. Gary oversees citywide cyber security strategy and the enterprise cyber security program, operations, compliance and risk assessment services. His mission includes creating a “risk aware” culture that places high value on securing city information resources and protecting personal information entrusted to the City of San Diego. Gary is on the Board of Advisors for Brier and Thorn and is the Co-Chair for the Critical

Infrastructure Workgroup at the Securing Our eCity Foundation. Gary’s previous information security roles include multiple CISO, Director of IT, Senior Network Architect and Senior Information Security Analyst roles for the U.S. Navy (Active Duty) and the U.S. Federal Government. Gary has a degree in Information Systems Management from University of Maryland University College, a Masters in Business Administration from San Diego State University and an Executive Project Management Professional Certificate from University of California,