David Allen

Georgia CISO David Allen moves to private sector


Allen, who had served as Georgia's statewide CISO since 2019, stepped down earlier this month for a private sector job.

Georgia’s CISO on strategies to overcome workforce gaps in security


David Allen shares the state’s approach to expand its security workforce, including leveraging young talent out of school and partnering with third-party security providers.

Firewalls, multi-factor authentication and lots of VPNs: How CISOs dealt with the pandemic


Winners of the cybersecurity category of the StateScoop 50 Awards share how they've protected IT infrastructure through the pandemic-induced telework boom.

Georgia hires National Guard IT chief as new CISO


Stanton Gatewood stepped down in February after three years as the state's cybersecurity chief. He was succeeded by Georgia National Guard CTO David Allen.