Katie Nickels

ATT&CK Threat Intelligence Lead, MITRE

Katie Nickels is the ATT&CK Threat Intelligence Lead at The MITRE Corporation, where she focuses on applying cyber threat intelligence to ATT&CK and sharing why that’s useful. She 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. Katie has shared her expertise with presentations at BSides LV, the FIRST CTI Symposium, and multiple SANS Summits. Katie is a Teaching Assistant for the SANS FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence course and was a member of the 2019 SANS CTI Summit Advisory Board. She was the 2018 recipient of the President's Award from the Women's Society of Cyberjutsu. Katie is also the Program Manager for the Cyberjutsu Girls Academy.