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Clay R. Lin

World Bank Group Chief Information Security Officer, ITSSR Director & CIO

 

As the World Bank Group (WBG) Chief Information Security Officer, Mr. Lin is responsible for the information security services and capabilities that ensure the protection of the WBG information assets in a manner that supports the WBG's mission to free the world of poverty.   

Since joining the World Bank Group, Mr. Lin built the Office of Information Security from the ground up and obtained ISO 27001 certification in 3 years. He also developed a Next Generation Cyber Security Strategy aimed at protecting critical information, adopting a risk management approach, and transforming information security to become a business enabler supporting Cloud- and Mobility-based initiatives.  In 2019, the WBG Cyber-SAFER Strategy was developed and endorsed by WBG senior management to improve the overall maturity of WBG information security.  Recently, Mr. Lin has added Enterprise Architecture to his responsibilities and is adapting this key function to support the World Bank Group’s digital transformation agenda.

Mr. Lin implemented several technology solutions and operational excellence improvements such as the establishment of an Information Security Operations Center which provides 24 by 7 information security monitoring and incident response across the World Bank Group.