Jeff BardinMacworld

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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Proper device management could have prevented the whole FBI-Apple fight

Even without a comprehensive policy, just enrolling the device in an MDM system would have been enough.

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You'll find beasts and beauties in the movies streaming this week

Oscar ignored it, but Netflix’s ‘Beasts of No Nation’ deserves your attentions, as do 11 other movies newly available online this week.


What's up, Docs? We focus our streaming spotlight on documentary films this week

We can also recommend several other movies that have a sense of reality all their own.


In anticipation of the Oscars: Stream these 12 great films

Some of these great movies will be available online for only a limited time, so check 'em out while you have the chance.


The best newly available movies will have you pondering love, family, and loss

Some movies are just entertaining; others dare to make you ponder all aspects of life.

Straight Outta Compton

The best new movies now streaming evoke worlds of yesterday and tomorrow

Movies newly available for streaming this week include two great short films, as well as some longer favorites--including 'Straight Outta Compton.'



Oscar-winning movies (and films that should have scored nominations) that you can stream right now

The Academy's track record for recognizing worthy films and performances is imperfect at best. For your consideration...

Bone Tomahawk

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The themes of this week’s picks parallel movies now in theaters.



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A Very Murray Christmas

The best new movies streaming this week include “A Very Murray Christmas”

Baby it’s cold outside. Let’s stay inside and watch some great films.

Christmas Evil

22 off-kilter, unusual, and lesser-known holiday movies now streaming

Take a break from tradition (and the stress of shopping) and spend some quality time with these unusual films with links to the holidays.


A Christmas Story

16 of the best traditional holiday movies now streaming

What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving Holiday than to binge-watch all your favorite holiday movies!


The 13 movie-streaming sites you probably don’t know about

You’ve visited the biggies (Netflix, Amazon, Vudu, et al), now check out these lesser-known resources.


Amazon Originals

Take a sneak peek at Amazon Studios’ new TV shows

‘The Man in the High Castle’ should deliver on the promise of its pilot; ‘Hand of God,’ starring Ron Perlman, could be another breakout hit.


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Profile: The ‘We Are Colony’ video-streaming service delivers something extra

The library on offer is small today, but each film includes bonus features typically available only on disc.