SVP, Chief Information Security Officer, Old Republic
Christopher served as Chief Information Security Officer for the State of Minnesota. In this capacity, Christopher was responsible for designing and implementing the enterprise security architecture for state government. Before accepting this position, Christopher served as the Manager of Information Technology Audits for the Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor. During his 19 years as an auditor, Christopher planned and oversaw information technology audit work done on large government computer systems. Christopher also provided state of the art technology tools and training for financial audit professionals who worked for the office.
Christopher Buse graduated from St. Cloud State University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Since graduation, he has supplemented his accounting degree with numerous computer science and management information systems courses. Christopher is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Christopher is active in many professional organizations and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). Christopher has held many leadership positions in ISACA during his career, including President.