Allan S. Cabanlong is Police Chief Inspector and Chief, Web Services and Cyber Security Division of the Philippine National Police — Information Technology Management Service. He is an ASEAN Engineer, a professional electronic engineer and a graduate of Master of Science in Global Information and Telecommunications Studies at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan.
He was a member of the Technical Working Group in the drafting of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 (RA10175) of the Republic of the Philippines with the Office of the Honorable Senator Edgardo J. Angara. He is also one of the four core group members in the drafting of the proposed Use of Internet for Terrorist Purposes Bill of the Republic of the Philippines with the Office of the President (Anti-Terrorism Council) and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and an architect of the Administrative Order 39 signed by the President of the Philippines in 2013.
He is a contributor to the 2012 book Law, Policy and Technology: Cyber Terrorism, Information Warfare and Internet Immobilization (written and edited by Pauline Reich and Eduardo Gelbstein).
He is a recipient of various local and international awards in the fields of electronics engineering, information and communications technology, law enforcement and cybersecurity. He is an Honoree of the 2015 Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements (ISLA) Awards awarded by (ISC)2, listed as one of the Ten Outstanding Electronics Engineers of the Philippines in 2014, the Philippine National Police Commissioned Officer of the Year 2012 and 2014 and recipient of the 2015 Special Citation for Outstanding Professional of the Philippines.