Donald Codling currently serves as CISO and CPO for Double Check and REGO/ZOOM payment solutions and previously held these roles for Urban FT and Swift Exchange. Don has extensive formal training in a variety of cyber security, data privacy protections, Industrial Control Systems Cyber Security best practices (with certifications from DHS and DoE) and extensive experience regarding maintaining data integrity and privacy within multiple global sectors.
Prior to providing CISO and consulting support to multiple Government and commercial projects, Don worked with the FBI for 23 + years and retired as Unit Chief, FBI Cyber Division and was chief liaison officer to US-CERT, ICS-Cert and the U.S. Intelligence community. While at the FBI, Don supervised a variety of investigative programs with a primary focus on international cyber crime and cyber national security operations, and with a particular emphasis on the cyber security challenges that have significant impacts on global financial services, Cryptocurrency markets and various global anti money laundering networks. His experience also includes the cyber vulnerability aspects of Industrial Control Systems (ICS), digital currency tracking, theft of intellectual property, foreign counter-intelligence, technical operations, and undercover operations.
Don served as chairman for the Global Strategic Alliance Cyber crime Working Group for 5 years, Co-Chairman Cyber Security for Energy and Utilities Sector in UAE conference in 2014, 2015, 2017 and conceived and hosted three International Cyber Security forums held in Washington D.C. in 2012 , 2013 and 2017. Don currently holds a CISSP and CIPP/US certification as well as a TS/ CI polygraph clearance with the U.S. Government.