November 12, 2018

The Ritz Carlton
Arlington, VA

allenBrian Allen
Sr. Manager Advisory Services
Ernst & Young (EY) LLP

Brian Allen is a Sr. Manager in the Advisory Services practice of Ernst & Young (EY) LLP.  He engages in EY's Cyber Risk Management Program (CRMP) services focused on cybersecurity strategy, governance and security function transformation.


  • Brian has over 20 years of strategic experience in the Security field, most recently as a former Chief Security Officer for a major critical infrastructure organization
  • Brian served on several national security policy organizations working with global governments agencies and national regulators to address cyber policy implementation and implications
  • He is an author of two books on Enterprise Security Risk Management and speaks globally on related topics at industry events
  • Brian is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut's School of Business and teaches Advanced Issues and Applications in Risk Management
  • As a former Chief Security Officer for a Fortune 125 managing his responsibilities included: cybersecurity, physical security, fraud management, investigations, business continuity, crisis management, security policy (government and regulatory) and a global security operations center
  • Brian was appointed by the FCC to represent the communications industry to work closely with NIST in developing the Cybersecurity Framework and then assist in implementing the Cybersecurity Framework across the Communications Sector