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Hosted by UCI

Description: The presentation will cover an introduction to Cal-CSIC, the current cyber threat landscape for the education sector for both K-12 and higher education, and go over some current threat trends with a part on mitigation.

Yu Chao, Cyber Threat Warning Analyst, California Cybersecurity Integration Center (Cal-CSIC)

Yu Chao is currently a Cyber Threat Warning Analyst with the California Cyber Security Integration Center (Cal-CSIC) embedded with the Los Angeles Joint Regional Intelligence Center (LAJRIC). In addition, he is a Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) analyst with the California Army National Guard's (CAARNG) 171 Cyber Protection Team (CPT). Yu has over 19 years of experience in the military; bringing a wealth of knowledge from assignments focused on Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), all-source fusion analysis at various echelons, to Emergency Management support through Defense Support of Civilian Operations (DSCA) operations. Yu holds a B.S. in Diplomacy and International Relations from Seton Hall University, and is currently pursuing a Masters In Cybersecurity Engineering at the University of San Diego.