Throughout her career, Kwon has held senior roles in the U.S. Government, including Director of US-CERT, where she coordinated national incident response activities, and at the U.S. Department of Justice where she established and managed the Justice Security Operations Center (JSOC). Kwon holds an M.S. degree in computer science and a graduate certificate in Computer Security and Information Assurance.
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