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Jon Allen

Principal with Booz Allen Hamilton and Executive Director of the Automotive Information Sharing & Analysis Center (ISAC)

June 29, 2016 — Jon Allen focuses on cyber and security capabilities for commercial clients with an emphasis on high-tech manufacturing and automotive. His recent engagements have been with major automotive OEMs leading the assessment and building the industry’s first vehicle cyber security organization.

Interview with Jon Allen

As our cars become more connected and automated, consumers and the automotive industry face safety and privacy concerns. Jon Allen discusses the future of automobiles, how coming technologies like autonomous cars will impact society, and how industry must adapt in order to protect consumers from potential cyber threats.

Biography

Source: Booz Allen Hamilton

Jon is a Principal with Booz Allen Hamilton focusing on cyber and security capabilities for commercial clients with an emphasis on high-tech manufacturing and automotive. He is the firm's automotive industry account executive concentrating on cyber security, connected vehicles, automotive data analytics, incident response, and cyber threat intelligence for vehicle safety. Jon works as the Executive Director of the Automotive Information Sharing & Analysis Center (ISAC) and was the Program Manager over the effort to form the first automotive industry cyber threat and vulnerability information-sharing consortium. His recent engagements have been with major automotive OEMs leading the assessment and building the industry's first vehicle cyber security organization. Other clients have included General Electric, a Super Major Oil & Gas Company, a Major Financial Institution, and non-related cyber engagements with Major League Baseball. Jon helped reestablish the firm's commercial business in the Middle East; he supported US Government clients within the DoD to include US Africa Command and Intelligence Community developing resiliency and risk practices protecting US critical infrastructure. Prior to joining Booz Allen, he served as a US Army Infantry Officer with global assignments – including being Senior Army Social Aide to President Clinton and commanding an infantry company with the 1st Calvary Division. Jon received a BA from Norwich University and an MA in Security Studies from Georgetown University.  He is the Vice Chairman for Norwich University's Board of Fellows.

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