At A Glance:

Jun Isomura is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute. He is a cybersecurity pioneer and a former staff member to the late Shitaro Abe. 

Biography

Jun Isomura is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute.

Prior to joining Hudson, Mr. Isomura managed his own international public affairs firm and risk consulting firm. He was a pioneer in the cybersecurity field in Japan. From 1997 to 2000, he managed the cybersecurity project, "Committee for a Large-Scale Plan for Network Security," for the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry. He was also a cabinet office member of the committee responsible for the "Special Action Plan of Countermeasures Against Cyber-Terrorism on Critical Infrastructure."

In 1990, serving as a staff member to the late Shintaro Abe, former minister of foreign affairs and former secretary general of the Liberal Democratic Party, Mr. Isomura arranged a meeting between Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and Shintaro Abe.

From 1977 to 1979, Isomura served as a resident scholar at the Institute for World Affairs of Kyoto Sangyo University, the organization that invited Hudson Institute founder Herman Kahn to Japan for his first time.

Events
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September 2018
Past Event
U.S.-Japan Cooperation in Strategic Island Defense
Featured Speakers:
General James T. Conway
Seth Cropsey
Jun Isomura
Satellite image of the Senkaku Islands, April 1, 2016
21
September 2018
Past Event
U.S.-Japan Cooperation in Strategic Island Defense

Seth Cropsey, Jun Isomura, and General James Conway USMC (Ret) discuss U.S.-Japan relations

Friday 8:00 - 9:30AM
Satellite image of the Senkaku Islands, April 1, 2016
Featured Speakers:
General James T. Conway
Seth Cropsey
Jun Isomura
02
October 2017
Past Event
Defense Cooperation in the West Pacific: Countering Chinese and North Korean Threats
Featured Speakers:
Seth Cropsey
Richard D. Fisher, Jr.
Paul Giarra
Jun Isomura
Kanji Ishimaru
Chinese and North Korean flags outside the Sino-Korea bilateral trade market (Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images)
02
October 2017
Past Event
Defense Cooperation in the West Pacific: Countering Chinese and North Korean Threats

Seth Cropsey, Richard Fisher, Paul Giarra, Jun Isomura, and Kanji Ishimaru on growing threats from a rising China and a bellicose North Korea.

Monday 8:00 - 10:00AM
Chinese and North Korean flags outside the Sino-Korea bilateral trade market (Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Seth Cropsey
Richard D. Fisher, Jr.
Paul Giarra
Jun Isomura
Kanji Ishimaru