Currently serving as the Chief Intelligence Officer for Treadstone71, Jeff has worked in leadership positions 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. In 2007 he 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. Jeff sits or sat on the Board of Directors, Boston Infragard, Content Raven, Wisegate, was a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance; is a member of the Cyber Security Forum Initiative, former member of the RSA Conference Submission Selection Committee and formerly on the Customer Advisory Board for Chosen Security. Jeff published The Illusion of Due Diligence in 2010 and was a co-author for the Computer and Information Security Handbook, Understanding Computers, Middle Eastern Cyber Warfare Doctrine and has published articles for magazines such as The Intelligencer, CSO, and SC Magazine. Mr Bardin has also appeared on CNN, CBS News, and Fox as well as contributed bylines to the Business Insider and other news outlets. Jeff served in the USAF as a cryptologic linguist, National Security Agency, and in the USANG as an Armored Scout Platoon Leader. He has BA in Special Studies - Middle East Studies & Arabic Language from Trinity College as well as a MS in Information Assurance from Norwich University, Cum Laude. Jeff blogs on cybershafarat.com and was also a professor of master’s programs in cyber intelligence, counterintelligence, clandestine cyber HUMINT, and cyber terrorism. Jeff also holds the CISSP, CISM, and NSA-IAM certifications.