Program Director, Business Continuity & Crisis Management Council and Global Security Executives Council
The Conference Board
Brian Allen is the Chief Security Officer for Time Warner Cable located in New York, NY. He joined Time Warner Cable in January, 2002 and has over 20 years of experience in the security field. In his role as CSO, Brian is responsible for the security posture and global protection of Time Warner Cable’s assets. Brian manages the cybersecurity policy and security related government relationships for the company. He coordinates the company’s crisis management and business continuity management program, including the coordination with federal and state emergency management organizations. Brian is responsible for the security operations risk management program, which includes the company’s Law Enforcement Response Operations Center, the customer facing Enterprise Risk Operation Center, manages and has oversight of all internal/external investigations and heads up the company’s workplace violence program.
Brian serves on several national security policy organizations, including the Executive Committee of the U.S. Communications Sector Coordinating Council. He was appointed by the Chairman to the FCC's Communication Security Reliability and Interoperability Council and is the Co-Chair of Cybersecurity Best Practices Working Group addressing the implementation of the Executive Order's Cybersecurity Framework across the communications sector.
Specialties: Global security program development, operations and policy; cybersecurity risk management and policy; critical infrastructure business continuity and crisis management protection programs; investigations; information asset risk management and government liaisons.