Mr. Moss was appointed in April 2011 as the Chief Security Officer for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.
Moss is the founder and creator of both the Black Hat Briefings and DEF CON, two of the most influential information security conferences, attracting over twelve thousand people a year from around the world to learn about the latest in security technology from the researchers who create it.
Prior to creating Black Hat Briefings, Jeff was a director at Secure Computing Corporation where he helped establish their Professional Services Department in the United States, Asia, and Australia. His primary work was security assessments of large multi-national corporations. Jeff has also worked for Ernst & Young, LLP in their Information System Security division.
Jeff is currently a member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC), providing advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters related to homeland security.
Jeff is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, which is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. In 2013 Jeff was appointed as a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, associated with the Cyber Statecraft Initiative, within the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security.
Jeff was awarded the ICSA President's Award for Public Service in 2011.