Position title: Cybersecurity Analyst, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Bridget Bartell is a Cybersecurity Analyst working for the University of Wisconsin-Madison on the Incident Response team as part of the Office of Cybersecurity’s Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC). She is responsible for taking action on 3rd-party-shared indicators of compromise (IOCs) which enable quick responses to new attacks and campaigns. She has helped develop a number of threat hunting plays and procedures which assist in more proactively identifying and remediating attacks on campus. In 2014, Bridget came to Madison Wisconsin to finish her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University. She worked as a student at the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) Help Desk on campus until 2017 when she graduated and soon after joined the Cybersecurity team as a CSOC analyst. In April 2020, she transitioned to her new role in Incident Response. Since joining, Bridget has successfully completed two SANS courses and corresponding GIAC certifications (Security Essentials – GSEC and Critical Controls – GCCC), and she recently obtained her Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.