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January 2017 Chapter Meeting – Aaron Blackstone

January 17th at 11:30am
Norris Conference Center 2525 West Anderson Lane #365 Austin, TX 78757

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Topic: PKI wishes and Surplus Budget Dreams – Fortune 100 Security on a State Agency Budget

Sharing lessons learned on return on investment for security products and how to cut costs while still delivering top notch security.

arronblackstoneAARON BLACKSTONEdpslogo

Chief Information Security Officer

Texas Department of Public Safety

Aaron Blackstone is the Chief Information Security Officer for the Department and will be standing up the Cyber Unit within the Homeland Security Division. Aaron is currently a Captain in the Air National Guard as a Cyber Operations Officer. He worked for the past two years on active duty in support of the Air Force and prior to that supported the FBI field office in Houston as their Information System Security Officer.

Aaron began his IT security career with the Army research Laboratory in White Sands Missile Range certifying and accrediting military networks. He then took a position securing 5th Army’s network and satellite communications. Aaron received his commission from ROTC at Sam Houston State University as a 2nd Lt branching Military Intelligence.

A native of Huntsville, Aaron has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Sam Houston State University.


This months’s sponsor


11:30 – Networking

11:45 – Start of Meeting

11:50 – Sponsor

12:00 – Presentation

12:50 – Q&A

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