Yong-Gon is the CEO of Focal Point Data Risk.
Yong-Gon has more than 20 years of experience building and leading global security and risk management teams. Prior to Focal Point, he led the cyber security division of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions after the successful acquisition of SecureInfo Corporation, where he served as Chief Technology Officer. He also held senior leadership positions across numerous cyber security organizations, executing professional services for Fortune 1000 and government clients.
As Focal Point's CEO and board member, Yong-Gon is responsible for all aspects of business growth and execution for one of the largest pure-play cyber services companies. In 2015, he was presented the Business Ambassador Medal by Governor Rick Scott for fueling job creation and economic growth in the State of Florida, the headquarters of Focal Point.
Yong-Gon has served as an adjunct professor at The George Washington and Georgetown universities and holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from The George Washington University. In addition, he is a published author and frequent speaker at industry events, TV and radio, including ABC, FOX, MSNBC, CNN and Federal News Radio.
Yong-gon chon in the news
Chief Executive Magazine: "Cybersecurity: How to Overcome the Ever-Changing Challenges"
The CyberWire Daily Podcast: Yong-Gon Chon from Focal Point Data Risk discusses their Cyber Balance Sheet Report
Cocktail Investing Podcast: "Episode 19: What the WannaCry cyberattack really means"
Business Insider: "With 2017 posed to be the year of ransomware, more cyber spending is on the way"
International Business Times: "WannaCry Ransomware: Attack Shares Code With North Korea Malware, Experts say"
Risk and Insurance: "Cybersecurity by the Numbers"
Business Observer: "At the gate"
WGN Radio: "Wintrust Business Lunch 4/25/17: Market Records, Money Smart Week & Cyber Security"
TechTarget SearchSecurity: "Yahoo breach calls into question detection and remediation practices"
TechTarget SearchSecurity: "SWIFT banking execs admit to ignoring security before hacks"