Tassat, a global provider of financial technologies and products for digital payments, appointed Barbara Kissner as its Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to oversee the company’s infrastructure, technology and data security. As Tassat undergoes rapid growth, Kissner will be responsible for devising the company’s overall information security strategy, maintaining oversight for all security processes and ensuring robust due diligence practices.

Kissner is a specialist in technology transformation, cybersecurity, risk management, organizational resiliency and governance, and brings over 25 years of experience building and managing security programs for financial services firms to her role at Tassat. Throughout her career she has held multiple executive roles including EVP and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Amalgamated Bank, and SVP, CIO and Chief Compliance Officer at International Fidelity Insurance Company. Kissner has extensive expertise leading technology and digital transformation projects, managing cybersecurity programs for multinational organizations, and driving enterprise-level resiliency and disaster recovery strategy.

“I’m excited to join this talented team,” said Kissner. “I look forward to helping Tassat deliver the comprehensive security practices our sophisticated banking clients require for their critical payments applications.”