TitleCompany:Distinguished Researcher, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Bio:Koji Nakao received the B.E. degree of Mathematics from Waseda University, in Japan, in 1979. Since joining KDDI in 1979, Koji has been engaged in the research on information security technology for telecommunications in KDDI laboratory. He has started to additionally research on the area of cybersecurity for NICT (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology) in 2004 and for Yokohama National University in 2015. Since 2000, he has been conducted for governmental security research projects in collaboration with ICT-ISAC and involved in International Security Standardization activities. His present positions are "Distinguished Researcher" to manage research activities for cybersecurity technologies in NICT and “Guest Professor” of Yokohama National University on IoT security research. He has also been an Advisor of Cybersecurity for CABINET SECRETARIAT in Japanese government since April 2017 and Executive Advisor of ICT-ISAC Japan since 2019. He is a member of IPJS and a fellow of IEICE.