Katie Kolon is the Executive Assistant to the Chief Information Security Officer for Cook County. She also works as the Project Manager of the Cook County Cyber Threat Intelligence Grid (CCCTIG). In this role, she coordinates the on-boarding of municipalities to the CCCTIG, meets with community leaders, and trains participants of CCCTIG on how to use Anomali ThreatStream’s secure information sharing platform. She comes to the world of cyber-security from a non-traditional path, having been a lawyer in her previous life, where she practiced civil litigation and lead outreach and education efforts to the community.