Sherman Chu is a threat intelligence analyst for New York City Cyber Command (NYC3). He led the development of the team’s analytic techniques and reports assessing cybersecurity threats against the city. Before NYC3, Sherman worked as a senior analyst focusing on intelligence-driven incident response at Citibank. He was also a researcher focusing on East-Asian nation-state threat actors at a cybersecurity vendor.
Prior to his cybersecurity career, Sherman served in the Army. Sherman has presented and guest lectured cybersecurity topics at conferences and universities, which include Fordham University, Harvard University Extension School, and SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit. Sherman holds a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in International Security Policy. He was also a co-founder of the school’s Digital and Cyber Group, which helped accelerate the school’s offering of cybersecurity courses and events. He was named a 2020 Asian American Pacific Islander National Security & Foreign Policy Next Generation Leader by New America and the Diversity in National Security Network.