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About the Speaker
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    David Allen
    CISO, State of Georgia - Georgia Technology Authority

    David Allen is the Chief Information Security Officer for the State of Georgia. He leads GTA’s Office of Information Security, which unifies information security responsibilities for the state’s IT enterprise, the Georgia Enterprise Technology Services (GETS) program, and GTA. Prior to joining GTA in 2019, David served as the Chief Information Officer and Chief of Cybersecurity for the Georgia Army National Guard. David holds a Master of Project Management from DeVry University and is a 1995 graduate of North Georgia College. He is set to earn a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College in July. In addition, David holds several key management and cybersecurity certifications, including Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)