About the Speaker
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    Brian Yoshino
    Cybersecurity Advisor, Region 5, CISA

    Brian Yoshino serves as a Cybersecurity Advisor with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) where he supports CISA’s mission of strengthening the security and resilience of the nation’s critical infrastructure. As a CSA, Mr. Yoshino is the liaison between federal services and state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, critical infrastructure, and private industry. He conducts various cyber preparedness, risk mitigation, and incident response coordination activities through public and private partnerships and outreach efforts. Mr. Yoshino has over two decades of experience in cybersecurity spanning the federal civilian and private sector communities. Prior to joining CISA, Mr. Yoshino held positions within the National Security Agency and the Executive Office of the President, White House Information Security Directorate. He holds numerous cybersecurity certifications including the SANS GIAC Security Expert (GSE) certification. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University and a master’s degree in Information Security from Lewis University.