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David Stender

Chief Information Security Officer


David has more than 30 years of government, military, and business experience developing, implementing, and leading full-scope security programs, including Physical Security, Information Security and Cybersecurity, Financial Crimes and Fraud, and Risk Management, on a global scale. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), and a Certified Governance, Risk, and Compliance (CGRC) Professional, and has extensive experience leading cutting-edge vulnerability assessments and penetration tests against national security-related networks. David is also a recognized expert in Fraud, Public Key Infrastructure cryptography, “Red Team” operations, and Executive Security Protection. Prior to joining BankUnited, David served as the Chief Security Officer for M&T Bank and Wilmington Trust, as the Chief Information Security Officer for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, and spent 26 years on active duty in the U.S. Navy as a Cryptologic Officer. David holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and a Master of Science Degree in Telecommunications from the University of Maryland University College. He, his wife Margaret, and their children live just outside Dallas, Texas.

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