CIO/CISO and Strategic Technology Architect

Chief Information Officer

Technology Innovation & Strategic Planning

Enterprise, Application, Data Warehousing, and Cloud Architect

Cybersecurity & Cyber Risk Management

Published Peer-reviewed Author and Speaker

Kevin A. Sesock

Public Sector

Curriculum Vitae

Who is Kevin Sesock?

Presenter, Speaker, and Strategic Leader in Technology, Innovation, Cybersecurity, and Public Service. Kevin is a Chief Information Officer and Strategic Technology Architect based in Oklahoma City, OK. Kevin has demonstrated expertise in managing application development teams, is an expert in cybersecurity and cyber risk management, and a published, peer-reviewed author on cyber-insurance.

Organizations and Leadership

  • Oklahoma Government IT Association - Secretary Treasurer (2016-2020)

  • Infragard Oklahoma Members Alliance - Board Member (2019-2023)

  • Infragard Oklahoma Members Alliance - President (2024 - Present)

  • OK E&IT Accessibility Council Web Subcommittee Chair (2002-2007)

  • OK Cybersecurity Coalition - Founding Officer (2017-Present)

Education & Certifications

  • Oklahoma State University B.S. in Business Administration - May 2007

  • Oklahoma State University M.S. in Information Assurance - December 2021 (4.0 GPA/Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society)

  • ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional - May 2018 (ID # 596073)

  • OU Lean Institute - Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt - 2015

Publications and Presentations

  • Immaturity & Moral Hazard in the Cyber Insurance Market (Featured Cover Article; named Best of 2019) - ISSA Journal (Peer Reviewed) - October 2019

  • Immaturity & Moral Hazard in the Cyber Insurance Market - Presenter - Oklahoma Information Warfare Summit - 10/02/2019

  • Questions to Ask Your IT Guy - Conference Presentation - City Managers Association of Oklahoma - 2018 Summer Conference

  • Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity - Presenter - Society of American Military Engineers, OKC Chapter - 9/20/2019

  • Back Office is Table Stakes - Panelist- Oklahoma InnoTech Conference - 10/22/2019

  • Cybersecurity Strategy, Risk, and Response - Panel Moderator - Oklahoma 2019 Digital Government Summit - 11/14/2019

  • Improving Member Services with a Modern Core System - Presenter - 2020 AGRiP Governance

  • The Cyber Insurance Market: Pitfalls and Premium Hikes - Presenter - B-Sides Tulsa - 04/08/2022

  • The Cyber Insurance Market: Pitfalls and Premium Hikes - Presenter - S3CCON - 03/10/2022

  • Cybersecurity in the Palm of Your Hand - Presenter - OML 2022 Conference - 09/15/2022

  • Cyber Insurance Hard Market Turns Brittle - Author - Security Technology (ASIS Online) - 10/01/2022

  • Your Cybersecurity Training Stinks - Oklahoma Information Warfare Summit - 10/04/2022

  • Cloud Trends & Strategies - Panelist - OK Digital Government Summit - 12/13/2022

Selected Talks & Presentations

We Didn't Start the Fire: Technology is Society's Accelerant

The OMAG Information Technology Expo was hosted by OMAG. This session, by OMAG Director of Technology Services, Kevin Sesock talks about: Technology accelerates change, just like gasoline on a grassfire. Join us for this working lunch with a refreshing counterbalance of the risks and costs to society of technology and the gotchas for your municipality, from OMAG’s most vocal tech advocate. From moral panics to China's social score, we'll contemplate the next twenty years of technology's impact on us.

IT Expo 2023: IT Contracting

The OMAG Information Technology Expo was hosted by OMAG. This session, by OMAG Director of Technology Services, Kevin Sesock and General Counsel Matt Love, speaks on IT Contracting and trains on common gotchas and pitfalls.

Tabletop Exercises & Incident Response
Your Cybersecurity Awareness Training Sucks

This brief introduction on tabletop exercises as a way to plan for incident response is a brief primer on how they operate, and how to run them.

Designed specifically for Cybersecurity professionals, this talk covers how to approach your user audience, and truly teach cybersecurity awareness.

El Reno Cybersecurity Awareness Training

This basic cybersecurity awareness training was presented to the staff of the City of El Reno.

A basic primer on the importance of securing your domain's email, including adherence to the SPF, DKIM, and DMARC standards.

Securing Your Domain's Email
Server & Datacenter Virtualization

A primer on server and datacenter virtualization, including the history, basic terminology, and overview of the topic.

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