Anne Kohnke, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Information Technology at Lawrence Technological University. After a 25-year career in IT, Anne transitioned from a Vice President of IT and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) position into full-time academia in 2011. Anne brings her industry experiences into the classroom and designs experiential learning assignments for students around real-world work scenarios to help build conceptual, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
Anne’s research is focused in the area of cybersecurity, risk management, threat modeling, ethical hacking and mitigating attack vectors. Anne has recently coauthored four books in this field of study: Cybersecurity: A Guide to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Framework 2.0; The Complete Guide to Cybersecurity Risks and Control; Implementing Cybersecurity: A Guide to the National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework; and Supply Chain Risk Management: Applying Secure Acquisition Principles to Ensure a Trusted Technology Product all published by CRC Press. Anne received her Ph.D. from Benedictine University.