Joshua Marpet

IANS Faculty

    Josh is executive director of GuardedRisk, a firm devoted to the security and compliance of law firms, insurance companies, data processors and their clients. An internationally recognized digital forensics expert, Josh has strategized and performed on government corruption, bad compliance, protecting mission-critical data, and everything in between. Likewise, he has presented on topics ranging from Facial Recognition and National Security to audiences from government agencies, law enforcement, Fortune 5 companies, and many others.

    • Digital Forensics
    • Risk Management &Strategy
    • Executive & Board Communications
    • Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Speaker at information security conferences such as Black Hat, RSA, DEF CON, and BSides
    • Board member of BSides DC and BSides DE
    • Honored as one of the Top 10 Most Influential People in the BSides Movement
    • Author of a pending patent on a Blockchain based system to store forensic data with a perfect chain of custody
    • Former SVP of Compliance and Managed Services for CyberGRC, a risk management platform
    • Former Founder and CEO of BiJoTi, a security performance monitoring service
    • Former CTO of Air CommNetworks, a wireless communications and solutions provider
    • Former Senior Information Security Risk Analyst at Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
    • Former Engineer at Net@Work, Yoh IT, DVTel, Inc., and Exigent Technologies
    • Testified in front of the Turkish Supreme Court on Digital Forensic Matters

    Certifications & Credentials

    • BA, Psychology, Psychopharmacology, Statistics – Fairleigh Dickinson University
    • AA, Liberal Arts – Community College of Morris
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) - EC-Council
    • AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE) - AccessData

    Hobbies & Fun Facts

    In his free time, Josh enjoys target shooting, blacksmithing, blade making and other crafts. He has also practiced horse dentistry, broom making and historic preservation. As a former police officer and firefighter, Josh worked in the former NYC Twin Towers and in Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina. He also helped his family in New Jersey during Hurricane Sandy.