Full Name
Mike Jackson
Job Title
Cybersecurity State Coordinator (CSC)
State of Oklahoma at the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Speaker Bio
Mike Jackson serves as the Cybersecurity State Coordinator (CSC) for the State of Oklahoma at the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). As the CSC assigned to Oklahoma, Mike is responsible for all aspects of communicating and coordinating CISA’s cybersecurity preparation, response, and mitigation activities related to critical infrastructure stakeholders located within the State Local Tribal & Territorial (SLTT) area of Oklahoma. Additionally, Mike is responsible for conducting risk assessment and cybersecurity surveys with private and public SLTT stakeholders.

Mike brings over 25 years of extensive hands-on experience in working with on-premises enterprise level, small and medium businesses, and hybrid cloud data asset environments across the financial, health, government, defense, and private business sectors.

Prior to joining CISA, Mike traveled globally as an independent consultant performing cybersecurity work and training on behalf of several sponsored DoD contracting organizations. He also consulted private organization’s executive level or technical staff on information security threat assessments, risk framework adoption, IT GRC policy development, cybersecurity best practices, control gaps, and control objective mapping for IT risk assessments, 3rd Party audits and remediation reports for the following requirements: GDPR, FFIEC, SOX, CCPA, COBIT, CSF, PCI-DSS, ISO 27001 Series, SSAE-16/18 SOC 1&2, NIST 800-53 Controls, NIST 800-171 and 800-37 Risk Management Framework.

Mike is an Army veteran who holds a master’s degree in information systems management with a focus in information security and various cybersecurity and information technology certifications, including the CISSP, CISM, and CISA Certifications. In September 2020 he was certified as 1 of the initial 72 selected candidates for the Cybersecurity Model Maturity Certification (CMMC) Certified Level 3 Provisional Assessor Certification for the new CMMC DoD 3rd Party Supplier Assessment Program and in April 2021 he was also selected by the CMMC-Accreditation Board as a CMMC Provisional Instructor candidate.
Mike Jackson