Amanda Berlin is an Information Security Architect for a consulting firm in Northern Ohio. She has spent over a decade in different areas of technology and sectors providing infrastructure support, triage, and design. Amanda has been involved in implementing a secure Payment Card Industries (PCI) process and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance as well as building a comprehensive phishing and awards-based user education program. She is the author for a Blue Team best practices book called Defensive Security Handbook: Best Practices for Securing Infrastructure through O'Reilly Media. She is a co-host on the Brakeing Down Security podcast and writes for several blogs. On Twitter, she's @InfoSystir.