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.

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Critical infrastructure October 24, 2018 Megan Sawle
Securing the Global Killswitch: 5 Ways to Protect Critical Infrastructure From Attack
As we wrap up the last week of Cyber Security Awareness Month, we turn our focus to protecting our nation’s critical infrastructure. Today’s grid is both the backbone of our nation’s economy and its Achilles’ heel. Attacks like Crash Override and Stuxnet have prompted new discussions and initiatives around the globe to address vulnerabilities in our increasingly interconnected world.
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.