Sounil Yu

Chief Security Scientist, Cyber Defense Matrix

Sounil Yu is a Christian, husband, and father with over 30 years of hands-on security experience. He is the creator of the Cyber Defense Matrix and the DIE Resiliency Framework, serves on the Board of SCVX Corp and the FAIR Institute, teaches security as an adjunct professor, co-chairs Art into Science: A Conference on Defense, and advises many startups. He previously served as the Chief Security Scientist at Bank of America, driving innovation to meet emerging security needs and develop alternative approaches to hard problems in security. Although on occasion he is forced to write about himself in the third person, he would rather meet people in person to share experiences rather than writing it up in a short bio. He lives in Virginia with his wife and their four homeschooled children.