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John Kimmins
Security Strategy Director at Palindrome Technologies


Mr. Kimmins is the Security Strategy Director at Palindrome Technologies, an applied information security research firm and analysis laboratory having expertise in emerging technologies, embedded systems, communication networks, software, and cloud platforms.  He is currently performing risk assessments and security research into 5G mobile technology and services. He was the Senior Security Director and Chief Security Architect at Telcordia (dba iconectiv), a global telecommunications information services and number portability company. He was awarded the prestigious Telcordia Fellow recognition for his contributions to the security of the U.S. telecommunications infrastructure. John has pioneered security risk assessment methodologies for national and global telecommunications infrastructures and services, supply chain risk management, broadband and mobile networking, multi-media applications and contributed to various standards forums.  He was the Co-Chair of a FCC sponsored CSRIC Working Group analyzing legacy telecom technology and its impact on the security of new multi-media mobile services. He is also a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).

Agenda Sessions

  • Understanding the additional complexities of securing 5G