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

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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.

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