Director, Information Security & Risk Management
Joshua Davis joined Qualcomm in 1996 and has served as head of the global information security and risk management organization since 2000. Joshua and team are responsible for the management of information risk including security, privacy, information asset protection, system protection, identity and access management, architecture, education and awareness, and security related regulatory/industry standards compliance across all of the company's diverse business operations on six continents. Joshua also contributes to related areas such as product security, physical security, and national security matters. Previously, he was manager of Qualcomm's IT engineering systems group responsible for supporting high-performance, high-availability solutions for software and hardware engineering development.
Joshua is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP). Joshua is an active member of Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), ASIS International, the Internet Security Alliance (an EIA association), Executive Security Action Forum, CSO Interchange, Infragard, San Diego's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and regularly participates on industry panels and committees focused on emerging risks. As 2005-2006 President and 2004 Vice President of the ISSA San Diego chapter, Joshua helped grow chapter funding by 600%, led the development of a now annual regional information security conference called Secure San Diego, and helped establish a chapter sponsored college scholarship for underprivileged students in San Diego. He holds a BS in Information Systems from the University of Redlands, studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California, and is currently a MS-Information Security & Assurance candidate at Carnegie Mellon University.
Joshua is a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), and has contributed to many recent publications including CSA’s Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing and ISACA’s Cloud Computing: Business Benefits With Security, Governance and Assurance Perspectives.