About the Speaker
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    Daniel J.W. King
    Chief of Cybersecurity, CISA Region 1 (New England)

    Daniel J. W. King is the Region 1 Chief of Cybersecurity for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Region 1 is headquartered in Boston and Mr. King oversees CISA cybersecurity services and support via Cybersecurity Advisors throughout New England. CISA works with partners to defend against today’s digital and physical threats to reduce risk and enable secure and resilient infrastructure into the future.

    Before his time with CISA, Mr. King was Global Lead for IBM Security Command. Mr. King served 30 years on active duty with the U.S. Army, retiring as a Colonel (O6). His service included Desert Shield/Storm, Joint Endeavor, Iraqi and Enduring Freedom and many other international contingency operations. He was assigned duties at NATO/SHAPE, U.S. CENTCOM, U.S. INDO-PACOM, and U.S. CYBERCOM.

    Mr. King holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Denver and master’s degrees from the University of Southern California, U.S. Army War College, and the University of Maryland. Mr. King is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) and holds additional industry certifications for penetration testing, incident response, and security leadership.