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Jeffrey Bernstein

Director of Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, Risk Advisory Services


Jeffrey Bernstein is a director in Kaufman Rossin's Risk Advisory Services practice. His focus includes cybersecurity strategy, governance, investigation, response, compliance, training and intelligence.

Jeff has extensive experience providing cybersecurity governance, risk and compliance services for private clients and family offices, as well as businesses in regulated industries, including financial institutions, investment firms, healthcare organizations and law firms. He has over 20 years of experience advising clients on the security and compliance of their networks, applications, systems, people, property and information.

Prior to joining Kaufman Rossin, he was the managing director of cybersecurity advisory services and strategy at an independent public accounting and advisory services firm based in New York City.

Jeff is a recognized thought leader who has contributed to industry guidance, authored articles, written white papers and been quoted by TV and print media. He is a contributor to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) SP 800-46 Rev. 3: Guide to Enterprise Telework Security and NIST SP1800-1: Security Electronic Health Records on Mobile Devices. His articles have been featured in Scotsman Guide, USA Today/Gannett publications, The Straits Times and other outlets. He regularly presents at conferences and has lectured master's studies classes at New York University.

Jeff is an Advisory Board Member of the USF Muma College of Business Cybersecurity Education program and an Advisory Board member of the Ithaca College Cybersecurity Studies program. He is also an affiliate of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

He studied Computer Science and Business at Northeastern University and the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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