Brian Allen


Security Risk Governance Group

Brian Allen is the owner of the Security Risk Governance Group.  SRGG is a security executive advisory firm comprised of a global network of experts in the fields of security management, cybersecurity governance, and holistic enterprise security risk management practices.  SRGG implements organizational assessment and transformation, provides security management solutions, and enterprise security risk management implementation.

Brian is the former Chief Security Officer for Time Warner Cable located in New York, NY.  He worked at Time Warner Cable from 2002 until 2016 and has over 20 years of experience in the security field.  In his role as CSO, Brian was responsible for the global protection of Time Warner Cable’s assets, coordinated the company’s crisis management and business continuity management program, including the coordination with federal and state emergency management organizations.  Brian also managed cybersecurity policy and governance for the company. He led the security risk management program, which included the company’s Law Enforcement Response Center, the customer facing Enterprise Risk Operation Center, had oversight of all internal/external investigations and headed up the company’s workplace violence program.

Currently Brian is an author of two books on Enterprise Security Risk Management and an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut, teaching security risk within the MBA program.

Brian earned his BS in Criminal Justice from Long Island University and received his Juris Doctor from Touro Law Center in New York.  He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and a former lobbyist for intellectual property laws.  He is an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut’s School of Busienss, a Certified Protection Professional with ASIS, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional with ISC2, a Certified Fraud Examiner with the ACFE and a Certified Information Security Manager with ISACA.  Brian is also a member of the International Security Management Association and the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals.

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