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Head of Information Risk Management
As Head of Information Risk Management, Tom Dunbar holds global responsibility for XL Group’s overall Information Risk Management program. This includes the company’s information risk and security strategies, tactics, planning, governance, architecture, and operations.
Dunbar is responsible for the company’s information security policies and standards; and their associated awareness and education. He oversees the company’s IT forensics and eDiscovery efforts. Additionally, he leads XL’s IT compliance program which includes responsibility for Sarbanes Oxley and other regulatory requirements. Dunbar is a member of the IT Leadership team, the operations risk committee, and the data privacy committee. He joined XL in 2002 as their first Global CISO.
Dunbar has over 15 years’ experience in information security. He holds both the CISSP and CISM certifications. Prior to joining XL, he was Director of Information Security Programs at Citigroup where he was responsible for the management of information security officers through the Citigroup global network and the direction of information security programs including policy, standards, training, awareness, metrics, and financials.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.
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