Joshua Franklin

IT Security Engineer, Applied Cybersecurity Division, National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Joshua is an IT Security Engineer at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) focusing on secure mobility for both the public and private sectors. He manages the mobile security laboratory at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), and is actively working to update federal guidance on using mobile devices in the enterprise. In the pursuit of secure telecommunications, Joshua co-authored NIST’s security analysis of LTE, and participated in 3GPP and the FCC’s Working Group on SS7 Security. Additionally, Joshua was an author on the DHS Mobile Security Study sent to Congress. Joshua is the principle investigator for PSCR’s effort in securing Band 14 cell phones and public safety wearable devices.

Prior to joining NIST in 2012, Joshua worked at the U.S. Election Assistance Commission where he gathered extensive experience with voting technologies and testing and certification programs. Joshua graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelors of Science in Information Systems, and he received a Masters of Science in Information Security and Assurance from George Mason University.