Tech at the Leading EdgeMar 3, 2023
How will the US counter cyber threats? Our experts mark up the National Cybersecurity Strategy
By Maia Hamin, Trey Herr, Will Loomis, Emma Schroeder, and Stewart Scott
On March 2, the White House released the 2023 US National Cybersecurity Strategy. Read along with CSI staff, fellows, and experts for commentary on the document and its relationship with larger cybersecurity policy issues.
Katie Nickels is the director of intelligence for Red Canary as well as a SANS certified instructor for FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence. She has worked on cyber threat intelligence (CTI), network defense, and incident response for over a decade for the DoD, ManTech, and MITRE, including as the Threat Intelligence Lead for MITRE ATT&CK. Katie hails from a liberal arts background with degrees from Smith College and Georgetown University, embracing the power of applying liberal arts prowess to cybersecurity. Katie regularly shares her expertise with presentations, webcasts, podcasts, and blog posts, including on Twitter (@LiketheCoins) and via her personal blog, “Katie’s Five Cents.”
Katie has also served as a co-chair of the SANS CTI Summit and FIRST CTI Symposium. She has received multiple awards, including a SANS Difference Maker Award and the President’s Award from the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu. When she’s not thinking about cyber threats, Katie enjoys home organization, CrossFit, and baking.