Aaron Blackstone is the Chief Information Security Officer for the Texas Department of Public safety. Aaron is currently a Major 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 Cyber Protection team and prior to that supported the FBI field office in Houston as their Information System Security Officer.
Aaron began his Cyber security career with the Army research Laboratory in White Sands Missile Range certifying and accrediting military networks. A native of Huntsville, Aaron has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Sam Houston State University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Texas. Aaron received his commission from ROTC at Sam Houston State University as a 2nd Lt branching Military Intelligence.