President/CEO, MKA Cyber
Kwon is an IT executive with more than 32 years of experience ranging from application design and development, network architecture and deployment, information assurance policy, audit and management, technical defensive security, large wireless system security, to building organizational and national level computer emergency/incident response/readiness teams. She currently serves as the president and CEO of MKA Cyber, a security consulting firm specializing in technical defensive security, security operations and information assurance. Formerly VP of public sector security for RSA Security, Kwon was responsible for leading RSA in assisting the public sector security solutions, strategies, technologies and policy. She was named the director for the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) in June 2008 where she spearheaded the organization responsible for analyzing and reducing cyber threats and vulnerabilities in federal networks, disseminating cyber threat warning information and coordinating national incident response activities. Kwon serves as an adjunct professor at George Washington University in Washington, DC, where she also runs the GW Cyber Defense Lab.