Aaron Blackstone is the Chief Information Security Officer for the Texas Department of Public safety.
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 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
2 nd Lt branching Military Intelligence.