30 years of cyber security innovation

For three decades, we have been pushing the limits of innovation in cyber security, having made it our central focus. Our product and service offering constitutes OKIOK’s distinctive strength on a global scale and allows us to address the entirety of an organization’s security governance and information protection needs. Secure file transfer and identity governance products, targeted and value-added professional services, as well as custom security solutions leverage our specialists’ skills and expertise, allowing us to deliver nothing short of excellence.

Being at the cutting edge is at the heart of our DNA since our inception, whether it’s in terms of developing new products, exploring new techniques or constantly renewing our skills. Our unique approach has also led us to export our know-how by evolving our methodologies in a structured and standardized manner, thus enabling our international partners to offer our penetration testing and our identity and access compliance services in their markets.

The extensive experience and creativity of our experts, as well as our mastery of industry best practices, make us your best ally in meeting your current and future business challenges in a secure manner and in addressing your compliance challenges relating to the various laws and regulations in effect.

Known as a global pioneer, OKIOK has been on a roll for thirty years…and doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon.

Dare to go beyond the beaten path

OKIOK has become synonymous with innovation in research and development. While technologies and their use lead to new challenges at a rapid pace, we find new ways of doing things and go where others fear to tread. This culture of excellence drives us to constantly surpass ourselves in developing the most relevant solutions and serving our clients’ best interests. While conventional solutions are often complex and costly, we strive to offer solutions that are both simple and in line with your budget.

Our experts are known to be at the top of their profession, the best in the industry. It is no coincidence that many of them are often called upon to give interviews to the media and to share their knowledge through seminars and industry conferences.

The OKIOK culture is ultimately about ensuring that a stimulating atmosphere prevails at all times and that our experts continue to maintain the innovative spirit that is still vibrantly alive after thirty years.


  • Éric Vigeant President

    Éric Vigeant has been President of OKIOK since December 2021 and has over 25 years of experience in the analysis, development and diagnosis of security software. His involvement with OKIOK began in 1994 when he worked on an ad hoc basis in the family business founded by his grandfather. He joined the company full-time in 2007 as a developer. In 2018 he became Vice President Security Solutions responsible for the development of OKIOK’s cybersecurity solutions.

    From 2007 to 2011, he realized numerous projects related to cryptography, embedded security software (HSM and PINPAD) and authentication and authorization. In 2011, he carries out architecture and integration mandates for security solutions in large energy and telecommunications companies. Since 2016, he specializes in Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) and leads the development of the RAC/M Identity solution.

    Éric Vigeant holds a master’s degree in artificial intelligence from McGill University. He is recognized as an expert in the field of identity and access management (IAM) due to his expertise in identity governance and administration (IGA), web access management (WAM) and single sign-on for the web and enterprises.

    His responsibilities include technical architecture and software development for several of OKIOK’s key solutions, as well as large-scale projects in complex technological and organizational environments in the financial and energy sectors.

    • Michel De Marinis Vice-President - Business Development

      Michel De Marinis has been Vice President of Sales and Marketing since 2018. He joined OKIOK in
      2007 where he gained solid experience in information security at the strategic, tactical and technical levels initially as Business Development Manager from 2007 to 2012 and then as Senior Manager from 2012 to 2018.

      Responsible for business development and account management activities for large-scale clients, his active involvement with all of his clients has enabled him to develop a solid understanding of the security issues facing organizations over the years.

      His deep understanding of security issues allows him to effectively advise his clients on their information security needs, but particularly on governance, compliance, penetration testing, monitoring and incident management.

      In addition to his duties at OKIOK, Michel De Marinis has been involved with ASIMM as a director on the board from 2009 to 2016, including as President in 2013-2014.

      • FRANÇOIS DAIGLE Vice-President - Professional Services

        François Daigle has been Vice President of Professional Services since 2015 and has over 30 years of experience in cybersecurity. He started his professional career in 1986 as a lawyer and gradually specialized in information security. In 1993, he accepted a position as head of information security for the federal government and joined OKIOK in 2000 as a senior consultant, becoming Director of Professional Services in 2003.

        François Daigle has extensive experience in information security acquired during mandates that have
        led him to develop expertise in governance, forensics, risk assessments and security audits.
        François Daigle is the author of cybersecurity programs for dozens of Quebec companies operating in fields as varied as energy, education, services and retail.

        A skilled communicator, he is regularly invited by the media as an expert to speak on various topics related to information security. He also taught for several years at McGill University and HEC Montreal.

      • MAXIME DE MARINIS Vice-President - Finance

        Maxime De Marinis has been Vice President of Finance since 2022. He has extensive experience in cybersecurity and finance. From 2010 until his arrival at OKIOK, he held positions in accounting, software implementation and project management.

        He joined OKIOK in 2016 as Director of Business Development. His understanding of security issues and his interest in the “services – consulting” aspect of the profession quickly lead him to the position of Director of Professional Services in 2018

        With its experience as a Director of Professional Services, Director of Business Development, Project Manager, Software Implementation Consultant and Accountant, Mr. De Marinis has strong problem solving, customer relations, personnel management, internal accounting controls and financial analysis skills.

        Mr. De Marinis is recognized by his peers as an inclusive and involved leader who does not hesitate to do what is necessary to contribute to the team’s success first and foremost.


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