Jeffrey Bedser is an entrepreneur with extensive experience in investigations, threat intelligence and abuse in the DNS. He is the founder of iThreat and has spent decades building technology, services and solutions to understand, prevent and combat Internet abuse and crime. iThreat is the source of the DAAR program for ICANN and runs CleanDNS for DNS providers to provide succinct bespoke approaches to DNS abuse management.
He currently serves on the Public Interest Registry (.ORG) Board of Directors as the Vice Chair and Chair of Audit and Risk.
• Cyber Threats Taskforce (ASIS International) Chairman (2000-2002) • Joint Council for Information Age Crime (JCIAC), Member, BoD (2002-2007). • IACP - Ad hoc Committee on Computer Crime and Digital Evidence (2006 - 2017) • Security Journal (Palgrave McMillan Ltd) - Editorial Board (2003 - ) • Anti-phishing Working Group (APWG) (2016- )
Jeffrey R. Bedser is the founder and CEO of iThreat Cyber Group www.ithreat.com. Mr. Bedser has led iThreat on its journey from an internet investigative firm to a technology driven threat intelligence company. iThreat was initially formed in 1997 as Internet Crimes Group. Prior to iThreat Jeff worked in global security management in both the pharmaceutical and financial industries.
ICANN and Internet Governance Participation
Participating in the ICANN sphere since 2005, Jeff has been on the Security & Stability Advisory Committee since 2007 and has lead several work parties for SSAC publications. He has been the SSAC NomCom representative, the Liaison to the CSC and the ccPDP4 IDN working group. He has participated and presented at several IGF, TLDCON and APTLD meetings.
The Impact of the Internet on Security, Security Journal, 2007, 20, (55-56) Palgrave Macmillan Ltd 0955-1622/07 Law and Order in a Networked World, Security Counsel, CSO Magazine, March 2003, CXO Media Inc. Computer Forensics Chapter: Internet Crimes, Torts & Scams: Investigation & Remedies (Oxford University Press, 2009)