John Bambenek

John Bambenek

Adjunct Lecturer

MS, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Springfield

Other professional appointments

Vice President, Security Research and Intelligence, ThreatSTOP, Inc.
President & Chief Forensic Examiner, Bambenek Consulting

Research focus

Data mining threat intelligence data and performing online surveillance of criminal infrastructure to provide near-time and real-time intelligence products to protect customers and aid in criminal investigations.


John Bambenek is also a faculty member of the Department of Computer Science at Illinois where he teaches courses in cybersecurity. He is a published author of several articles, book chapters and one book. He has contributed to IT security courses and certification exams covering such subjects as penetration testing, reverse engineering malware, forensics, and network security.