Therese Schachner

Cybersecurity Specialist

Therese is a student at Northwestern University completing an MS in Computer Engineering and a BS in Computer Science. She has worked on various projects at Northwestern involving penetration testing, digital forensics, and cybersecurity tool development. For her MS Project, she is working on a tool at Northwestern University’s Lab for Internet and Security Technology that helps users set up Docker containers in a secure manner.

Therese also has experience in software engineering. She has contributed to the development of a surgical stapler and R&D tools while working as a Software Engineering Intern at Medtronic. She has also held software engineering research positions at various labs at Northwestern, such as the Robotics and Sensorimotor Control Lab.

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If you are a journalist and would like to contact Therese as a source, she can be reached at [email protected].

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