MNIT Services, State of Minnesota
Chief Information Security Officer & Assistant Commissioner, MNIT Services, State of Minnesota
Christopher Buse is the Chief Information Security Officer for the State of Minnesota. In this capacity, Chris is responsible for designing and implementing the enterprise security architecture for state government. In addition, Chris is an Assistant Commissioner for MNIT Services overseeing the IT Standards and Risk Management Division. His division includes Enterprise Architecture, IT Accessibility, Geospatial Information, Buy.IT, and Information Security. Previously, Chris served as the Manager of Information Technology Audits for the Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor. During his 19 years as an auditor, Chris planned and oversaw information technology audit work done on large government computer systems.
Chris is a Certified Information Systems Auditor and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional. Chris is active in many professional organizations and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Multi State Information Sharing and Analysis Center. He also sits on the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) International Professional Influence and Advocacy Committee, and has held numerous Board of Director positions in the Minnesota Chapter.