About the Speaker
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    Wei Chen Lin
    Cybersecurity Advisor, Region 5, CISA

    Mr. Lin serves as a Cybersecurity Advisor (CSA) in Region 5 (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI) at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Based in Chicago, IL, Wei Chen supports CISA’s mission of strengthening the security and resilience of the nation’s critical infrastructure.
    As a CSA, Mr. Lin conducts various cyber preparedness, risk mitigation, incident response coordination, and outreach activities through partnerships with critical infrastructure, private industry, and state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) governments.
    Prior to joining CISA, Wei Chen served as the Policy Advisor of the Office of Cybersecurity & Risk Management at the Illinois Commerce Commission. In this role, he coordinated with public and private sector entities to prioritize ongoing efforts of public utilities to protect critical infrastructure.
    Mr. Lin is a licensed attorney in Illinois and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He earned a Juris Doctor (JD) degree with a Certificate in Health Law from DePaul University College of Law, and a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Information Assurance and Security Engineering from DePaul University.