Name: Melissa Hannis

Professional Title: Research Engineer | Center for Cyber Innovation (CCI) | Mississippi State University

Bio: Hannis is a Research Engineer at MSU Center for Cyber Innovation (CCI). Hannis received her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from MSU in 2015 and her Master of Science in Computer Science in 2018. She is currently completing a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering with a focus on Cybersecurity.

In her professional career she has contributed to the development of CCI’s curriculum for Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and for NIST 800-171 Cybersecurity Awareness Training (NCAT) self-learning tool. Melissa also holds a CompTIA Security+ certification.