Tomomi Imamura


Division of Information Technology (DoIT)
Team Lead - Cybersecurity Testing and Cyber Defense

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2020 Session

Title: On-Demand Web Application Security Scanning with Qualys WAS API — Including Examples

2019 Session

To People Who Want To Reduce Their Server Vulnerabilities – but Can’t Get Started


Tomomi Imamura is a results-driven and customer-focused Cybersecurity Professional. She is the Team Lead for the Security Testing and Cyber Defense team in the Office of Cybersecurity at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her role focuses on implementation of frameworks and processes that proactively identify, assess and manage vulnerabilities through testing systems throughout the systems development life cycle and guiding development, system administration and engineering staff in implementing an appropriate set of IT risk mitigation controls. She came to the U.S. from Japan when she was in her 20’s to study computer information systems at a college in Madison WI. After her graduation, she proceeded to work as a developer at an insurance company in Madison. As her job duty shifted to work in IT Security department as a developer and system administrator supporting Single Sign-on system, she became motivated to learn about Information Security. She continued pursuing her security career at UW-Madison since 2009. Tomomi is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT) and Network Penetration Tester (GPEN). She completed the Big Ten Academic Alliance Information Technology Leaders Program (ITLP) in 2015. She is fluent in both Japanese and English. In her free time, she loves to cook Japanese food and enjoy hiking.