Our Executive have been full-time employees of Australian State and Federal governments. We have been security cleared to the highest level
Professionalism isn't something that can be learnt, it comes from a willingness to not only serve, it comes from a determination to be respectful and to maintain the highest standard
Our Executive have proven untainted integrity and insist on the same qualities from our staff and contractors. Integrity is one of our core values and drives our business decisions
Managing Director, Dan Halpin heads up a global team of specialists based in various offices in Australia. The Cybertrace staff come from a range of backgrounds including; investigators, intelligence analysts, cyber security, cyber forensic analysts, psychology and criminology. For the safety of our staff, their identies are not provided to the public.
Dan has been employed in the investigation & intelligence industries for the past 21 years and holds formal qualifications in policing, investigations, intelligence, security operations and security risk management.
In conjunction with the Western Sydney University (WSU), Dan is in the initial stages of undertaking a Ph.D research project exploring the use of technology for linking global cryptocurrency fraud syndicates. Dan is globally known as a pioneer in the investigation of cryptocurrency fraud.
Dan was formerly employed by the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), New South Wales (NSW) Police Force, Queensland Police Service and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Department of Justice & Community Service. Dan was seconded to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and NSW Crime Commission during his employment as a NSW Police, Counter Terrorism Intelligence Officer. During this time Dan, provided intelligence and prosecution support to the Operation Pendennis Terrorism trial in Sydney during 2007-2009. Further, Dan was a Consultant Advisor to the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet during 2016-2017; focused on breaches of the Australian Public Service (APS), Code of Conduct.
Dan was initially recruited to ASIO in 2011 as an Operations Liaison Officer and served in Sydney, NSW prior to transferring to Canberra, ACT. In this role, Dan was actively engaged in aviation and border security intelligence operations and utilised his advanced interpersonal skills for engaging with high-level government stakeholders and foreign dignitaries. As an ASIO Officer, Dan maintained a Positive Vet national security clearance (highest Australian Security Clearance) which is a demonstration of his ethics and accountability.
During this time, Dan received a wide range of surveillance related training from a variety of national and international experts including; ASIO, NSW Police Force, U.S Department of State and U.S Department of Defense (NCIS).
Under the banner of limited liability company Cybertrace Pty Ltd., Dan continues to co-ordinate operations for private and commercial clients. Dan’s operations have led him and his team to many corners of the globe where they consistently meet their client’s needs and expectations.