About Brad Deflin

Brad Deflin founded Total Digital Security (TDS) in 2013 after 25 years in executive leadership roles with Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, Wells Fargo, and J.P. Morgan.

Brad’s career in the financial services industry honed his expertise in operations technology, risk management, and online digital security. The experience fueled his vision for a comprehensive approach to providing individuals and personal technology with enterprise-grade protection from cybercrime.

With powerful software and cloud-based Security Operations Centers, TDS provides an integrated and holistic approach to complete online privacy and digital security. Managed as-a-service, results are seamless for the user, simple to administrate and verify, and affordable for private clients and families, professionals, and small businesses.


large room with audience and dining tables at Palm Beach Chamber for Cybersecurity with Brad Deflin speaking at podium

Cybersecurity Education Programs

One-hour group workshops focus on individuals and the human-factor.

"Real change comes from people and culture, not infrastructure."

Brad Deflin, Founder and CEO

Sessions inform, educate, and empower attendees to think differently, personalize the issues, and adapt both personally, and professionally.

For small-group cybersecurity bootcamps, click here.

  • Family Offices
  • VIPs and Executives
  • Investor Conferences
  • Professional Practitioners and Trusted Client Advisors
  • Private companies, family-owned businesses, and SMB’s
  • Nonprofits

"Our cybersecurity education and speaking programs are successful because we focus on people and the content is original -  collected from our years of experience in the field."

Brad Deflin

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White Papers

White papers by, or in collaboration with Brad Deflin and Total Digital Security.

"Protecting Your Family in the Digital Age."Merrill Lynch Private Investment Group

"Family Offices and Cybersecurity"

Citi Private Bank.

"Cybersecurity for Private Clients, Wealthy Families, and VIPs"

Family Office Magazine

"Does Your Family Need a Social media Policy?"