Bob Flores, Junaid Islam, General Dan Balough Invited Speakers To West Point
Junaid Islam's national security career began as an installer of secure X.25 data networks for counter-narcotics operations in South America and Operation Desert Shield. After the war, Junaid leveraged his front line experience to develop secure communications solutions to support US national security missions. Junaid's technical contributions include MLPP for weapons fire control systems, Mobile IPv6 for Tactical Networks, IPv6 address scrambling for classified networks and most recently Zero Trust Architecture.
NATO Workshop of 5G Military Communications Feb 3-4 2021
Junaid Islam is the inventor of Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) which was the first network-based Zero Trust Architecture. His architectural framework has been incorporated into NIST 800-207 ZTA recommendations which have become the baseline for 5G security for mission critial networks. Junaid is currently integrating quantum safe encryption into the ZTA.
Bill Marion CIO US Air Force Interviews Junaid Islam on Zero Trust
Junaid Islam is a leading expert on the topic of state-sponsored cyberattacks. Junaid was an invited speaker at George Washington University on the Russian cyber threat hosted by Congressman Brendan Boyle, Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. In 2017 led Junaid Islam led the multi-agency investigation of Iran's cyber attack on Saudi Arabia. The findings from Junaid's ground breaking investigation were incorporated into many reports including the prestigious Foundation for Defense of Democracies.