Frosty Walker is the Chief Information Security Officer with the Office of the Texas Secretary of State. He has over 19 years of experience in information security fields, ranging from forensics to policy and procedure implementation. His role includes analyzing potential threats, enhancing the awareness program, conducting security risk assessments, and establishing information security policies and procedures to improve the agencies information security posture and compliance programs. Frosty is active on the Statewide Information Security Advisory Council (SISAC) which was created to provide guidance to the State of Texas information security and risk management programs and currently is the chairman of the SISAC Communications Subcommittee which provides guidance to the SISAC, State Agencies and the communities they serve.
Since 2011, Frosty has worked closely with the Texas Department of Information Resources on the Pilot Texas Cloud Offering (PTCO) which was designed to encourage a small group of agencies to choose a cloud-based infrastructure as a service from a marketplace of service providers made available by a cloud broker. The model included a solution design, pricing, approval workflow, provisioning, and system monitoring of the site, and all governed from a single web portal.
Frosty graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Prior to working with the Office of the Texas Secretary of State, he spent 30 years with AT&T in their Marketing, Information Technology and Legal Divisions.