Heather Gantt-Evans is a CISSP certified Senior Manager with a M.S. in Technology Management at EY. With 6+ yrs supporting the intelligence community and 7 yrs consulting on the topic, she is a Subject Matter Resource in the intelligence space. At EY she focuses on Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) and Next-generation Security Operation Centers (SOCs) design, build and operation services. She specializes in the custom operationalization of intelligence but has the breadth and depth of experience to consult on a wide range of cyber security best practices, processes and challenges. She is most passionate about next-gen SOCs and leveraging CTI, hunting and fortification missions, analytics, and automation to maximize security insights, increase productivity, decrease noise and improve defense.