Joshua Lackey

Lead Member of Technical Staff

Research Interests

  • Computer Security
  • Wireless Security and Software Radio

Education and Work Experience

Josh Lackey received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Oregon and his B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Arizona. Before joining the AT&T Security Research Center, Josh led attack teams at both Microsoft and IBM. While Josh enjoys almost anything related to security, he's better at breaking things than building things. He especially enjoys when he can break things with software radio.

Recent Publications


  • Evaluating shellcode findings. Jinwook Shin, Joshua Lackey. Patent Pending. June, 2010.
  • Method, system and program product for detecting intrusion of a wireless network. Guy Denton, Joshua Lackey. US Patent #20030237000. December, 2003.