Gary R. Hayslip
Deputy Director, Chief Information Security Officer City of San Diego, CA
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, cyber 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 a proven cyber security professional, he has a record of establishing enterprise information security programs and managing multiple cross-functional network and security teams. Gary has established a reputation as a highly skilled communicator and presenter. He has demonstrated ability to work within all business channels of an organization and is extremely effective in communicating the nuances of cyber security in business/risk terms for executive management. He has strong business acumen, problem solving abilities, and solid critical thinking skills.