Katharine Palmer is a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst at Security Alliance. As well as producing threat landscape analysis for a wide range of clients, she specialises in assessing the relationship between geopolitical developments and the cyber threat landscape. She has authored several research papers, including an analysis of cyber threats to African financial services for the World Bank and authoritarian state use of spyware.
Her wider research interests include cyber-enabled influence operations, social media and disinformation and the impact of technology on democratic processes, as well as the history of intelligence and covert operations. She studied History and German at Durham University and holds a Master’s in Intelligence and International Security from Kings’ College London.