Keith Tresh is the Chief Information Security Officer for the State of Idaho, Information Technology Services. Keith is a retired Military and State of California cybersecurity professional. He has over 15 years of experience in cybersecurity and over 27 years of experience in information technology.
A retired Army colonel, Mr. Tresh was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown on October 6, 2016 as the commander of the California cybersecurity integration center (Cal-CSIC) within the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, where he served until November of 2018. Prior to his appointment as the commander of Cal-CSIC he was the chief information officer at the California High – Speed Rail Authority. Keith is a veteran C-level IT management professional and an educator with a passion for information assurance and awareness. From 2014 to 2016 Keith was assigned as the chief information security officer (CISO) for the County of Orange, California. In 2011, Governor Brown appointed him to serve as California’s chief information security officer and director of the Office of Information Security (OIS) at the California Technology Agency. Prior to this appointment, Keith was the CIO/J6 for the California National Guard.
Keith Tresh served in the Army and the California National Guard (CNG) for more than 33 years including a combat tour in Iraq from 2005-2006. He holds a Master of Science degree in national security and strategic studies from the United States Army War College and a Master of Science in computer information systems from the University of Phoenix. Mr. Tresh lives in Boise, Idaho with his wife Coco and has 4 children – Justine, 33, Austin, 27, Hunter, 23 and Kristina 20.