Justin Shibayama Herring is an Executive Deputy Superintendent at the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS), where he leads the Cybersecurity Division. The Cybersecurity Division focuses on protecting consumers and industry from cyber threats and is the first of its kind to be established at a banking or insurance regulator. The Division oversees all aspects of DFS’s cybersecurity regulation.
Prior to joining DFS in 2019, Mr. Herring served for nine years as Assistant United States Attorney in the Districts of New Jersey and Maryland. He served as the first Chief of the District of New Jersey’s Cybercrime Unit where he led the prosecution of sophisticated intrusions by criminal and nation-state actors.
Mr. Herring graduated from the University of Chicago Law School with Honors and received a B.A. from Swarthmore College.