Patsy Boozer is the Chief Security Officer (CSO) for the City of San Antonio. She is credentialed as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and responsible for all aspects of information/cyber security and physical security systems that provide services to 39 diverse City Departments. During her career, Patsy has gained experience in management, information security, security center operations, vulnerability and risk assessments, forensics, physical security, regulatory compliance and information and cyber security operations and services across multiple commercial and government business lines. She has been in local government as the City’s first Chief Security Officer as well as first Chief Information Security Officer for 7 years . She spent 18 years in private and DoD consulting and 20 years as a Naval Officer specialized in Computer Science and Information and Physical Security. She has served as the Director of Information Security Assurance at Methodist Healthcare System supporting eight hospitals, and numerous clinics and treatment facilities. In the private sector she was an Operations Manager responsible for over 150 security engineers and analyst including a 24x7 Security Operations Center and Director of IT Security for a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company. She has managed information technology and physical security teams as well as delivery for government and commercial clients including Department of Defense (DOD), criminal justice, banking, oil and gas, healthcare, federal, state and local government. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and earned her master’s degree in Computer Science from the Naval Post Graduate School.