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Jeff Jones, Director, Trustworthy Computing

Jeff Jones (@securityjones)

Jeff Jones
Trustworthy Computing


Recently listed as one of 25 Most Powerful Voices in Security, Jeff Jones is a 25-year security industry professional that has spent the last several years at Microsoft helping drive security progress as part of the Trustworthy Computing initiative. In this role, Jeff draws upon his security experience to work with enterprise CSOs and Microsoft's internal security teams to drive practical and measurable security improvements into Microsoft process and products.  Among other activities, Jeff contributes research and analysis to the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report.

Prior to Microsoft, Jeff was the vice president of product management for security products at Network Associates where his responsibilities included PGP, Gauntlet and Cybercop product lines (and formerly managed the McAfee corporate antivirus product line). These latest positions cap a career focused on security, managing risk, building custom firewalls and being involved in DARPA security research projects while part of Trusted Information Systems.

Jeff is a frequent global speaker and writer on security topics ranging from the very technical to more high level, CxO-focused topics such as Security TCO and metrics. In addition to the Microsoft Security Blog, Jeff is also a contributor on the Trustworthy Computing Blog and The Security Decode blog on CSOOnline .

Jeff earned a Masters in Computer Engineering at the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Electrical Engineering at Purdue University.