Anne Connell a Cybersecurity Engineer with the Cybersecurity Risk and Resilience Directorate of the CERT Division at Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) Software Engineering Institute (SEI). Connell has 19 years of experience in cybersecurity, privacy, software development, implementing data privacy programs and privacy standards, information sharing to coordinate incident handling through communities, including producing and consuming PII, and protecting incident-related data. Connell’s research focus is to address privacy and cybersecurity concerns in a manner that protects our customers and complies with regulations. This area consists of compliance management, transactional issues and data breach response. Connell holds certifications in CIPP and CIPT.