Australian Validation Programs Overview (C25a) Mr Simon Reardon has been in the Australian Government Protective Security Industry for almost 20 years. He has contributed to the practical application and development of protective security policy within the Australian Government since 1997. He has vast experience in providing protective security solutions in the physical, personnel and technical security fields in public service, military, and scientific and engineering environments. Mr Reardon currently manages the Australasian Information Security Evaluation Program.