Bernice McCallum is the Threat Intelligence Center Director at DarkMatter with responsibility for developing and managing a cyber threat intelligence center that analyzes a variety of information and intelligence relevant to the cyber threats facing the systems, assets, and resources critical to the nation and develop relevant research studies and recommendations, including cyber- and network-related data in support of investigations and operations.
Prior to joining DarkMatter, Bernice worked at Philips and BlackBerry where she developed, implemented and managed high value, cost effective, global threat intelligence capabilities, which facilitated effective risk management. Bernice’s career also includes leadership roles in Security Incident Response and Business Continuity Management at BlackBerry.
Bernice obtained her Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems from London Metropolitan University (UK), her Master of Science in Information Security from Royal Holloway University of London (UK) and her Master of Laws in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law from University of Strathclyde (UK).
Bernice has attained several industry recognised professional certifications – GCTI, CISM, CISA and CISSP – which remain in good standing. Bernice maintains active membership in Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc., (ISC)²® and is a member on the EC-Council Threat Intelligence Advisory Board.