Information Security Analyst
HM Health Solutions
Katie Schwalen is an Information Security Analyst currently working on the Threat Management team as part of the Security Operations Center at HM Health Solutions in Pittsburgh, PA. HM Health Solutions is the IT subsidiary of Highmark Health in Western Pennsylvania. Katie is responsible for event monitoring, continuous improvement initiatives, and threat intelligence operations on her team. She also recently designed a threat intelligence program which aims to increase awareness throughout the enterprise of the threats that Highmark as a healthcare industry organization faces on a daily basis. This program disseminates intelligence briefs related to cyber security to relevant teams and departments at HM Health Solutions and Highmark Health, as well as participates in intelligence sharing relationships with other private and public organizations in the Pittsburgh region.
Katie earned her Bachelor's degree in International Studies from Randolph-Macon College and her Master's degree in Security and Intelligence Studies from the University of Pittsburgh.