While the times demand making our cities smart leveraging innovation in water, waste, and infrastructure management using IoT (Internet of Things), what security risks are getting introduced? How vulnerable are these smart cities to cyberattacks and what are we doing to secure them?
Gary Hayslip, Deputy Director, Chief Information Security Officer, City of San Diego, CA
Gary 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 M... More View all posts
Gary 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 involved in the cybersecurity and technology start-up community in San Diego where he is the Co-Chairman for Cybertech, the parent organization that houses the Cyber incubator Cyberhive and the Internet of Things incubator iHive. He also serves on the board of Brier & Thorn International, a cloud based Managed Security Services Company and is Co-Chairman of Securing Our eCity’s Critical Infrastructure Work-group.. Gary is an active member of the professional organizations ISSA, ISACA, OWASP, and is on the Board of Directors for INFRAGARD. Gary holds numerous professional certifications including: CISSP, CISA, and CRISC, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management & Masters in Business Administration. Gary has over 28 years of experience in Information Security, Enterprise Risk Management, and Data Privacy. Less View all posts
Mark P. McDonald, Chief Information Officer, City of Vancouver
Mark McDonald Chief Information Officer, City of Vancouver Mark McDonald is a seasoned technology professional, business executive and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience working in a wide range of industries including Softw... More View all posts
Mark McDonald Chief Information Officer, City of Vancouver Mark McDonald is a seasoned technology professional, business executive and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience working in a wide range of industries including Software Engineering, Bio-Medical, Healthcare, Logistics, Water Management, Retail and Financial Services. As an entrepreneur, he founded MCCS and software consulting firm which he successfully, owned for 8 years. He is currently Chief Information Officer for the City of Vancouver, Co-Chair of the annual Vancouver CIO Summit and advisory board member at Simon Fraser University Beedie School of Business and Technology. He came to the City of Vancouver from an international water resources management company, where he held a Senior Director of Information Technology role that included responsibilities for delivery of innovative technology solutions such as advanced water measurement and predictive analytics while servicing clients from eastern Canada to Alaska in the U.S... Prior to his experience in the water resource management sector, Mark spent several years in the healthcare industry, designing the technology infrastructure for a Public/Private Partnership hospital builds and providing senior level IT leadership for Ontario’s largest hospital association. His professional experience includes several years as a management consultant delivering software solutions, business intelligence and technology solutions to clients in Canada and internationally and he is currently transforming the City of Vancouver through the use of emerging mobile technology, big data and cloud based solutions. Mark holds a Bachelors of Science – Computer Science from the University of Minnesota and a Masters of International Business – Trade and Commerce from the University of Toronto. Less View all posts