Mike Johnson – Executive Board Candidate

Biography:

Mike Johnson is currently the Chief Information Security Officer and Operations Risk Director, at Bremer Bank, and has been an Infragard member since May 2001.   Mike has worked in financial services for over 25 years, focusing on Security, Risk Management, Compliance, and IT issues, and has been with Bremer Bank for 17 years where he is responsible for developing and overseeing Bremer’s enterprise security and operations risk management programs.  Mike also teaches cyber security related courses at the University of Minnesota and is active in the security community, serving on the advisory board for the Cybersecurity Summit and contributing to the security discipline by supporting industry related initiatives promoting sound security risk management practices and security awareness and professional education.  Prior to joining Bremer, Mike was IT Director and Compliance Officer for Dean Financial Services in St. Paul, and spent 8 years as an FDIC Bank Examiner. Mike holds a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) designation from ISACA and a Master of Science degree in Security Technologies from the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering.

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