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Douglas Buan

Chief Information Security Officer

Doug transitioned from his law enforcement background to the payment card industry risk management, fraud investigations, and information security over 25 years ago. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has completed graduate work toward a master’s degree in management information systems. As Wind River’s chief information security officer, Doug maintains several professional certifications including:

  • Certified Financial Crimes Investigator (CFCI)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Payment Card Industry [Data Security Standard] Professional (PCIP)
  • Certified Cyber Crimes Investigator (CCCI)

Doug is highly engaged in the payments and financial technology industry serving as General Counsel for the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI) and co-chairing IAFCI’s Cyber Fraud Industry Group.

He also participates on several committees of the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) and is a member of various public/private partnerships that combat financial and cybercrimes, including the U.S. Secret Service Cyber Fraud Task Force and the FBI’s Infragard Public/Private Partnership. These active memberships enable him to keep Wind River customers current on emerging threats and how to best safeguard against them.

Doug consults on information security and cryptocurrency, and he presents to various audiences on a regular basis.