The Texas CISO Council is a group of Texas-based information security leaders who have real-world experience managing information security corporate or governmental functions, or have made substantive contributions to the information security industry. Members come from a variety of public and private sector organizations of all sizes and security program maturity levels across industry verticals. They are also volunteers that are motivated by sharing ideas, acknowledging successful industry practices, and promoting information security in both the public and private sectors. Information sharing is voluntary and conducted in an informal manner. There are no financial obligations or technical requirements needed to join.