Gary Hayslip

Deputy Director, Chief Information Security Officer, City of San Diego

As CISO for the City of San Diego, Gary Hayslip advises the City’s executive leadership (mayoral, city council, and 30+ city departments and agencies) on protecting city government information resources. He oversees citywide cybersecurity strategy and the enterprise cybersecurity 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. He is Co-Chair for Cybertech and an active member of ISSA, ISACA, OWASP and INFRAGARD. Hayslip's certifications include CISSP, CISA and CRISC, and he has a B.Sc., an MBA, and over 25 years’ experience in information security. He is also Co-Author of the CISO Desk Reference Guide.