Profile of Leo TaddeoCSO, Cryptzone
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Leo Taddeo is the chief security officer for Cryptzone, a provider of dynamic, context-aware security solutions. Taddeo was previously the special agent in charge of the special operations/cyber division of the FBI's New York office, where he led more than 400 agents and oversaw high profile cases, including Silk Road, Blackshades and JP Morgan.
Previously, Taddeo served as a section chief in the international operations division, where he managed FBI operations in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Taddeo held roles of increasing responsibilities in the field, including supervising a joint FBI/New York City police department joint terrorism task force and serving as the legal attaché in Rome.
After receiving his degree in applied physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Taddeo served as a tank officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. In 1991, he was awarded a Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medal for Valor for service in the Gulf war. Taddeo then earned a Juris Doctor from St. John's University and practiced civil litigation at Mound, Cotton & Wollan until entering the FBI. Taddeo is a graduate of the CISO Executive Program at Carnegie Mellon University. He also maintains the CISSP and GIAC Certified Incident Handler certifications
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A barely passing grade from a former special agent in charge of the NYC FBI cybercrimes division for failing to create deterrents and policies that encourage self defense.
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