Jeff BardinTechHive

Since 1982 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. Jeff is currently Chief Intelligence Strategist for Treadstone 71. 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 competing against such organizations as Barclays Global and the Department of State. Jeff sits 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, 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, and has published articles for magazines such as The Intelligencer, CSO, and SC Magazine. Jeff served in the USAF as a cryptologic linguist, and in the USANG as an officer.  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.  He is also a professor of masters programs in cyber intelligence, counterintelligence, cybercrime and cyber terrorism at Utica College. Jeff also holds the CISSP, CISM, C|CISO and NSA-IAM certifications. Infantry Officer Basic Course - Armor Officer Basic Course - DLI FLC ~ Airborne School - Military Intelligence Captains Career Course - Counterintelligence (CI)/Human Intelligence ( HUMINT) Management Course - Source Operations Course ( SOC ) ~ Joint Interrogation Management Course - Joint HUMINT Officer Course Licensed Skydiver, Level D ~ Registered SCUBA Diver - Bronze Star Medal ~ Joint Service Commendation Medal ~ Army Commendation Medal - Air Force Commendation Medal - National Defense Service Medal ~ Afghanistan Campaign Medal ~ Iraq Campaign Medal - Global War On Terrorism ~ Lebanon Defense Service Medal ~ Army Service Ribbon - Parachutist Badge ~ Expert Infantryman Badge

Digital Reading Room: Ghosts of Christmas present

Our regular look at content-rich apps takes on a holiday flare, as we explore a mobile adaptation of a classic Charlie Brown special, examine other Christmas-themed apps, and consider the best mobile versions of Charles Dickens's holiday tale.

Digital Reading Room: The man with the golden app

The iOS Newsstand gets a noteworthy addition, while another newspaper offers a pretty deep collection of its front pages over the years. But the latest round-up of content-rich tablet apps starts by introducing you to a man named Bond -- James Bond.

Review: Great Pumpkin delights but doesn't soar

The classic TV special is now an iPhone and iPad app, and while Loud Crow's mobile offering is charming enough, it doesn't match the greatness of the cartoon that inspired it.

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Microsoft Windows Phone 8: What we know so far

Monday's unveiling of the final version of Windows Phone 8 is expected to open the floodgates to new products, some of them exclusive to particular carriers and all sporting the new interface, image-handling options, and security functions.

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Digital Reading Room: Hail to the chiefs

Our regular look at content-rich tablet apps considers the campaign promises of two more presidential apps. And we drown out all this election talk with some iconic jazz music from the terrific Blue Note app for your iPad.

AT&T's 'Six-Strikes' antipiracy policy launches in November, leaked documents say

AT&T is expected to be the first ISP to implement a new policy developed with U.S. content providers that involves sending several anti-piracy warnings, redirecting users' browsing, and finally filing legal charges.

Your hotel room can be hacked with a ‘dry erase marker’

Depending on what type of key system is used at the hotel you’re staying in, it might be possible for someone with a “dry erase marker” to bypass the door key system and walk right in.

Authentication takes center stage for mobile device security

Microsoft and Apple have both made recent acquisitions aimed at bolstering authentication technology and providing better security for mobile devices.

Now Streaming: Reading, writing, and talking pictures

Movies focused on the writing, whether it's Shakespeare, based on a stage play, or about writers. And sometimes a director simply has the task of overcoming bad writing.

Consumer Reports pits Apple's mapping system against Google Maps

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Consumer Reports compares Apple and Google's mapping programs (from iOS 6 and Android 4.0, respectively) while in New York City.

Staged cyber schemes may help shore up 'weakest link'

Mock phishing attacks might be the best way to teach users to avoid them in the real world.

Digital Reading Room: Rich man, Poe man

Our regular look at content-rich apps says hail to the chief and asks all the right questions. But we start things off with an app that provides a new look at the works of Edgar Allan Poe.

Update your Samsung Galaxy S III now or you might lose all of your data

A simple 11-digit code can be used by attackers to remotely trigger a full factory reset on the Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone.

197 reasons you should upgrade to iOS 6 immediately

Forget about the 200 new features and updates Apple talks about, there are 197 flaws and vulnerabilities fixed in iOS 6.