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Austin Whisnant

Software Engineering Institute

Austin Whisnant is a Member of the Technical Staff with the CERT Program at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a unit of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. As a member of the Network Situational Awareness team, she is currently involved in research topics such as novel malware detection methods and detection of network anomalies. Prior to joining the SEI full time in 2012, Whisnant worked as a graduate student assistant with the same team. During this time, she co-wrote a technical report with Sidney Faber entitled Network Profiling Using Flow, which was published in August 2012. Whisnant has a Master of Science in Telecommunications with a focus on Information Assurance from the University of Pittsburgh where she was awarded the National Science Foundation's Scholarship for Service. She has a Bachelor of Science from Furman University in Computer Science and Mathematics, and multiple certifications including Associate of ISC(2) for CISSP and CNSS 4010-4015.

Publications by Austin Whisnant