Katie Nickels is a Principal Intelligence Analyst with Red Canary as well as a SANS Instructor for FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence. She has worked in network defense, incident response and cyber threat intelligence for over a decade, including in her prior role as the Threat Intelligence Lead for the MITRE ATT&CK team. Nickels has shared her expertise with presentations at Black Hat, the FIRST CTI Symposium, SANS Summits and other events. She is also a Co-Chair of the SANS CTI Summit and the FIRST CTI Symposium. Nickels serves as the Program Manager for the Cyberjutsu Girls Academy, which seeks to inspire young women to learn more about STEM.