Jennifer Martin
Director of Security investigations, Symantec

Jennifer Martin is currently Director of Security investigations at Symantec where she manages the team charged with investigating information security events. She recently moved to this position from Symantec’s Legal Department, where she oversaw Symantec’s global investigations program governing a wide variety of matters. 

From 1999-2004, Ms. Martin served as Senior Counsel in the US Department of Justice’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, where she focused on the international aspects of cyber crime, including negotiating the Council of Europe Convention on Cyber Crime and working with members of the European Union on policy issues; provided investigative and legal support on numerous domestic and international cyber crime cases; and prosecuted a high-profile Economic Espionage Act case. She also assisted the Manhattan District Attorney's Office in developing its cyber crime capabilities as an Assistant District Attorney and as a campaign advisor and transition team member to Cyrus Vance Jr., the current Manhattan District Attorney. Just prior to joining Symantec, Ms. Martin was a Managing Director in Stroz Friedberg's New York City office responsible for acting as a first responder and managing numerous data breach, computer intrusion, and thefts of intellectual property matters. 

She began her legal career as an associate at Sidley Austin in Washington D.C., after clerking for Judge Rosemary Barkett on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and for Chief Judge Theodore McKee on the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition to her legal degree, Ms. Martin possesses a master's degree in Mathematics.