Alan Daines serves as Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer of Dell’s global Cybersecurity organization. Alan’s team empowers the business by managing risk, maintaining compliance and securing the enterprise environment. Dell Cybersecurity are major contributors to the successful execution of Dell’s strategic objectives. Most recently Alan has been responsible for bringing together Dell and EMC’s Security organizations as part of the largest tech acquisition in history.
Alan has been with Dell since 1999 and has over 20 years of experience in IT Security and Infrastructure roles. His experiences include working in the many facets of information security, including incident management, forensics, compliance, policy risk, identity management, vulnerability management and security infrastructure.
Furthermore Alan has also practiced many other aspects of IT and led several infrastructure practices, in the large enterprise, throughout his career. These have included IT outsourcing, engineering, IT architecture, support and program/project management roles.
Alan was born and educated in the UK and spent the first half of his career in roles across EMEA. More recently Alan is based in Dell’s headquarter in Round Rock, Texas, bringing a broad perspective to his leadership roles.
Alan is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc (ISC2).