Sunrise Banks Names Diaa Abu-Shaqra Chief Information Security Officer

March 18, 2022

(St. Paul, Minn. | March 18, 2022) – Sunrise Banks has hired Diaa Abu-Shaqra to act as the bank’s chief information security officer.

Abu-Shaqra will be responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security program. His role will also entail directing the bank’s cybersecurity strategy and overseeing information security governance and policies.

His first day at the bank was Monday, March 7.

Abu-Shaqra has more than two decades of extensive experience in the in the financial, technology, education, and government sectors.

In addition, Abu-Shaqra holds numerous certificates. He is a Certified Information Security Manager, Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Cloud Security Professional, among other credentials.

Abu-Shaqra holds a Master of Science in Security Technologies from the University of Minnesota and is currently working on a Ph.D. in information systems from Dakota State University.

About Sunrise Banks: Sunrise Banks, N.A., Member FDIC, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, strives to be the most innovative bank empowering financial wellness. Sunrise is certified by the U.S. Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), a designation earned by approximately 100 banks nationwide. Sunrise Banks is also a member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values, a public benefit corporation and a certified B Corp for its demonstrated commitment to transparent corporate governance and positive community impact. Learn more at SunriseBanks.com, on Twitter @SunriseBanks, or on Facebook.


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