TENAFLY, N.J., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Securitycurrent.com, a security information and collaboration site by CISOs for CISOs, today announced that Gary Hayslip has joined its key team of leading professionals lending their expertise to advance security across the private and public sectors.
As CISO for the City of San Diego, Mr. Hayslip is responsible for the development and implementation of all of its information security strategies, policies, procedures and internal controls. An accomplished CISO, Mr. Hayslip advises the city's executive leadership which consists of the Mayor, City Council, and 40+ city departments and agencies.
Mr. Hayslip will be contributing to the dialogue on today's most pressing issues facing security executives in the public sector and their private sector counterparts.
"We welcome Gary to our team of CISOs at Security Current dedicated to advancing the state of security across the public and private sector through information sharing and ongoing dialogue," said Larry Whiteside Jr, CISO of the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA). "Gary is clearly a recognized security visionary, leading the City of San Diego's citywide cyber strategy and enterprise cyber security program and his participation will bring yet another invaluable viewpoint to this discussion."
Mr. Hayslip said, "We are at a crossroads and Security Current is the right organization at the right time. The stakes have never been greater and communication is paramount. There is rapid innovation in and around network security and I look forward to working with this accomplished group of individuals to accelerate the conversation to combat the constant threats."
Securitycurrent.com features news, analysis, data, practical advice, discussion and research. Contributors include leading figures in security including CISOs, industry analysts and technology journalists. Key contributors include Hearst Corp's David Hahn, Miami International Holdings CISO John J. Masserini, Elsevier CISO David Cass, LCRA CISO Larry Whiteside Jr., BBDO CISO David Sheidlower, Virginia Tech CISO Randy Marchany, lawyer and security & privacy expert Mark Rasch, Corning Credit Union Information Security Manager Mike Saurbaugh, IDC Research VP for Security Products Charles Kolodgy, SANS Institute Director of Emerging Security Trends John Pescatore, and Quocirca Director and Analyst Bob Tarzey.
"Gary is yet another great addition to Security Current's established group of CISO contributors who are at the forefront of securing our nation," said Aimee Rhodes, Security Current's Editor-in-Chief. "It is exciting to experience the dedication of these security luminaries who are committed to not only securing their own organizations but all organizations. Their commitment is laudable."
About Security Current An IT security content and information company by CISOs for CISOs, securitycurrent.com is the premier international security news, information and collaboration site. It delivers thought provoking articles, critical business and technical information, as well as tactical and practical advice. Our CISOs and industry experts provide insight into today's complicated security landscape. For more information visit www.securitycurrent.com