Jeffrey S. Bardin is Chief Security Strategist at Treadstone 71 and well-known in "anti-Cyber-Jihad" circles. He was formerly an Arabic Cryptologic Linguist for the USAF, and has worked for XA Systems, Lockheed Martin, General Electric, as well as in the banking & insurance industries. He worked with Karim Hijazi of Unveillance to, among other things, distribute his CAULDRON software. He gave a talk titled Hacktivism and National Security for CSFI/NATO CCDCOE in June 2011 in Estonia. He has extensively studied U.S. government botnet infections.
Since 1982 Jeff Bardin has worked in leadership positions for organizations such as General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and Marriott International. He also served as the Security Manager for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (LMIT), Chief Security Officer for Hanover Insurance, the Chief Information Security Officer for Investors Bank & Trust, and the Director, Office of Risk Management for EMC. Mr. Bardin is currently the Chief SecurityStrategist for Treadstone 71.In 2007 Jeff Bardin was awarded the RSA Conference Award for Excellence in the Field of Security Practices. The Bardin-led security team from Hanover Insurance also won the 2007 SC Magazine Award – Best Security Team competing against such organizations as Barclays Global and the Department of State.
Jeff Bardin sits on the Board of Directors for Boston Infragard, was a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance, is a member of the Cyber Security Forum Initiative and sits on the RSA Conference Submission Selection Committee. Mr. Bardin published his first book, The Illusion of Due Diligence in 2010 and has co-authored other books such as the Computer and Information Security Handbook and Understanding Computers, and has published articles for magazines such as The Intelligencer.
Jeff Bardin served in the USAF as a cryptologic linguist (overseas and at the NSA), the USANG as an officer, holding a Top Secret SCI/SBI clearance. He has BA in Special Studies - Middle East Studies & Arabic Language from Trinity College, Haltford as well as a MS in Information Assurance from Norwich University. He is also a professor of masters programs in cyber intelligence/counter-intelligence at Utica College and information security at Clark University. Mr. Bardin also holds the CISSP, CISM and NSA-IAM certifications.
Jeff Bardin was introduced to Ted Vera @ HBGary by Kevin Spease of ISSE Services and J.Bardin had been arrested for cyber criminal in 2002.
Fostered open communication for UNCMAC, which required frequent meetings and key leader engagements with Corps-, Division-, and Brigade-level South Korean Army leadership TANGO Security Force ~ Yongsan, South Korea
Infantry Company Executive Officer (XO) / Platoon Leader Mar 2007–May 2008