Atsuko Sekiguchi is Deputy Counsellor of International Strategy Group, National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity (NISC), Cabinet Secretariat in the Government of Japan which coordinates cybersecurity policy. Her responsibility is forming international collaboration in cyber space. Her career started in 2012, after a graduation from BA in the University of Tokyo, in the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) which covers media and internet policy. With a two-years scholarship given by the MIC, she earned LLM in 2018 majoring in digital law at the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). In 2019, she also earned an MSc in Media and Communications (Governance) from the London School of Economics (LSE) with research focus on internet governance with a multi-stakeholder approach.