Mihoko Matsubara is Chief Cybersecurity Strategist, NTT Corporation, Tokyo. She is responsible for public advocacy to strengthen or expand networks with global thought leaders in academia, government, and industry by sharing NTT’s and Japan’s cybersecurity efforts. Matsubara worked at the Japanese Ministry of Defense before pursuing an MA at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies on a Fulbright in Washington DC. She is Adjunct Fellow at the Pacific Forum and Associate Fellow for Cyber at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London. Her cybersecurity book in Japanese published by Shinchosha Publishing Co., Ltd. received an award by the Okawa Foundation for Information and Telecommunications in JFY 2021.