John T. Bandler

  • Professor


B.A. Hamilton College
J.D. Pace University School of Law

John Bandler teaches about cybercrime and cybersecurity and is a member of the law school’s Criminal Justice Institute Advisory Board.  He is the author of a book published by the American Bar Association titled “Cybersecurity for the Home and Office: The Lawyer’s Guide to Take Charge of Your Own Information Security.”

John runs a law firm and consulting practice focused on helping corporations and individuals with cybersecurity, investigations, and protecting against cybercrime.  Previously, John served in government for over twenty years, including thirteen as a prosecutor at the New York County District Attorney's Office, where he investigated and prosecuted many types of criminal conduct.  He obtained unique insights into cybercrime through the successful investigation and prosecution of an international cybercrime ring, which culminated in a lengthy trial.  Prior to that, John served for eight years as a state trooper in the New York State Police, gaining a broad array of policing experience.

John graduated cum laude from Pace Law School in 2002, where he was a Case Note and Comment Editor of the Pace Law Review, and participated in the Prosecutorial Externship Program.  He holds a B.A. from Hamilton College, with a major in physics and a minor in computer science.