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Chief Information Security Officer
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Allan Alford is Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Forcepoint. In this role he leads Forcepoint's corporate security and governance program, including the implementation of the company's internal user and data protection program for 2,700 employees worldwide. As Forcepoint's CISO, Allan plays a key role in leading the compliance and certification efforts for Forcepoint's security offerings and partners with engineering teams to drive best practices and real-world learnings into security product development.

With more than 25 years of IT and security experience, Alford joined Forcepoint from Pearson, where he was product and business information security officer. Prior to that, Alford held various IT and security positions at Polycom, where he built and managed the product security program and served most recently as CISO. He is currently pursuing a master's degree in information systems and security from Our Lady of the Lake University and received a bachelor's degree with a focus on leadership from DePaul University.

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