Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE)

Regional Director for South-East Asia

Mr. Alan Cabanlong

Allan is an esteemed professional with a career spanning two decades, rooted deeply in the realm of cybersecurity. His extensive experience combines an array of interdisciplinary roles, including being a Cyber Policy Strategist, International Consultant, Law Enforcer, Public Administrator, Author, and Technology Manager. Allan’s notable roles include serving as the Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Enabling Technologies of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), and concurrently as the Executive Director V of the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordination Center (CICC) where he authored the first National Cybersecurity Strategy of the Philippines in 2017 and established the Philippines National Cybersecurity Management System Platform and NCERT in 2018. In addition to these, Allan was a Police Major and held key positions within the Philippine National Police.