Jon Allen

Asst VP & Chief Information Security Officer
Baylor University

Jon Allen supports the mission of the Information Security Group at Baylor University to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the university's information assets in order to enable the academic and research growth of the university and its constituents within a Christian environment.
In support of this mission, Allen and the Information Security staff work closely with ITS colleagues, campus administrative departments, and faculty to maintain and enforce effective policies, compliance, guidelines, and procedures to protect the university's network, information, and technology assets. This group performs risk assessments on new and existing information systems and contracts to provide guidance to decision makers on their risk impact and possible mitigations. Additionally, these staff are responsible for the education of the campus community on security awareness issues and best practices.