Megan Sawle

Megan Sawle is a communications and research professional with 10 years of experience in cybersecurity, bioscience and higher education. Megan leads Infosec’s research strategy, leveraging study findings to mature its cybersecurity education offerings and build awareness of cybersecurity diversity and skill shortage challenges. Since joining the team, she’s directed research projects on a wide variety of cybersecurity topics ranging from dark web marketplaces and phishing kits to the Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity (NICE Framework) and the importance of soft skills in cybersecurity roles. Megan is a University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate, an avid equestrian and (very) amateur mycologist.

Professional development September 26, 2019 Megan Sawle

Reducing cybersecurity staff stress and turnover with continuous skill development

While the causes of the cybersecurity skills shortage and its impact on job satisfaction vary by region, the reality is this challenge is faced by nearly three quarters of organizations globally. The good news is many of these issues can be addressed — partially or in whole — by delivering the training and career guidance cybersecurity teams want and need. 
Security awareness October 3, 2018 Megan Sawle

Security Awareness: A Core Competency for K-12 Students

Today’s youth spend more time than ever before online. Like learning to lock the front door behind you, security awareness training at an early age helps transform a behavioral concept into a habit. Our FREE K-12 awareness training series includes three fun security awareness training modules, with a fourth on the way to encourage the next generation to consider career paths in cybersecurity.