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Allen Keele is the founding Principal at Certified Information Security. He is a published and sought-after subject-matter expert and business systems architect for various ISO GRC-related management systems. He routinely presents to, and collaborates with, board members, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CROs, CTOs, Chief Privacy Officers, Chief Information Officers/Security Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, Business Continuity Managers, Auditors, and Fraud Risk Officers to establish and integrate comprehensive and ISO-certifiable standards-based management systems and policies across functions throughout the enterprise.

Allen’s customers include the US National Security Agency, several US Department of the Interior bureaus,, the US Marine Corps, Intuit, Deloitte, KPMG, Ernst & Young, PriceWaterHouse Coopers, American Express, Brinks, Northrop Grumman, Microsoft, IBM, Blackberry, J.P. Morgan Chase, Comcast, and HP.

Allen is a preeminent professional certification preparation author and expert, who is credited with co-authoring two popular CISA certification books, including Pearson Education’s CISA Exam Cram 2. Allen has also authored and narrated some of the world’s leading ISACA certification preparation courses, including Allen Keele’s CISA SuperReview, Allen Keele’s CISM SuperReview, and Allen Keele’s CRISC SuperReview.

Allen holds over 25 professional credentials, active and retired. Active certifications include CCSK, NIST CSF Lead Implementer, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, Certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer, Certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, Certified ISO 31000 Internal Controls Risk Analyst (CICRA), Certified ISO 22301 Business Continuity Strategist (CBCS), Certified ISO 22301 Business Continuity Manager, Certified Fraud Control Manager, Certified ISO 37000 Governance Professional, Certified ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Manager CABCM), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified ISO 37301 Compliance Professional (CCP). Well-recognized retired certifications include Microsoft MCSE/MCT, Cisco CCNA/CCDA/CCNP, Check Point CCSE+/CCSI, Citrix CCAE/CCI, Nokia NSA/NVGA, SCNP, and Security+.

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