Josh Costa

Josh leads the Unit 42 Technical Effectiveness team focused on enabling the organization to deliver high quality cyber risk management and response solutions for clients. His areas of expertise include security advisory, digital forensics, and incident response. He has led teams that responded to some of the largest and most impactful breaches in history. Josh is an accomplished and active speaker evangelizing and sharing cyber threat information with the community at various industry conferences and events. Prior to joining Unit 42, Josh was a Principal Consultant and Team Lead at the Verizon Threat Research Advisory Center (VTRAC) where he led a team of consultants who responded to a wide array of cybersecurity incidents. Additionally, he provided both tactical and strategic security advisory to technical and C-Suite stakeholders at a number of Fortune 100 companies. Over the course of his career, Josh has also provided expert reports and testimony in many complex criminal and litigation matters, including insider threats, cyber espionage, and payment fraud investigations.