Harry O’Laughlin

Chief Information Security Officer
California Department of Insurance

Harry O’Laughlin

 

Harry O’Laughlin, CISSP, CISM is in his fifth year as the Chief Information Security Officer at the California Department of Insurance, where his role centers around maturing the Information Security Program within that agency.  A career IT professional with over 30 years of experience, his focus on Information Security started in 2007, as the CISO for the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services.  In 2012, he moved on to the California Department of Public Health, and then was hired as the CISO for California Air Resources Board for the 2 years prior to his current appointment.

Outside passions

Harry is on the Board of Directors for ISACA, Sacramento Chapter, and in addition to traveling internationally to design and install computer networks for faith-based, nonprofit organizations in Ethiopia, he is an Ironman tri-athlete, a vocalist in a jazz ensemble, and international photographer.