Ito - Yurie

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Yurie Ito is the Director of Global Coordination for the Japanese Computer Emergency Response Team/Coordination Center (CERT/CC).  She has previously served 7 years as technical director for the organization. She has led a number of international collaborative efforts and currently is the Chairperson of the Asia-Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Forum and was instrumental in the establishment of APCERT and its information sharing mechanisms. Ms. Ito has been an active member of the Forum of Incident Response Security Teams (FIRST), and she served as a Board Member of FIRST for six years from 2004-2010. Her Master's thesis at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University was on Managing Global Cyber Health and Security through Risk Reduction.