Director of Intelligence

Katie Nickels

Katie has worked in Security Operations Centers and cyber threat intelligence for nearly a decade, hailing from a liberal arts background with degrees from Smith College and Georgetown University. Prior to joining Red Canary, Katie was the ATT&CK Threat Intelligence Lead at The MITRE Corporation, where she focused on applying cyber threat intelligence to ATT&CK and sharing why that’s useful. She is also a SANS instructor and has shared her CTI and ATT&CK expertise with presentations at many conferences as well as through Twitter, blog posts, and podcasts.
 
Getting started in cyber threat intelligence: 4 pieces of advice
 
Hello world: on finding my voice
 
Endpoint security: what’s changed and what hasn’t?
 
A practical approach to threat modeling
 
The Attribution Game: When Knowing Your Adversary Matters