Ally Pinheiro is the research and development specialist for Critical Ops. Ally joined the Critical Ops team in March 2020. Her penchant for making research relevant to organizations has helped her build a framework for cybersecurity compliance auditing. Ally has a bachelors degree in Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity from the University at Albany, SUNY. She aims to complete a master's degree in Intelligence Analytics in 2021. When she's not assisting companies with securing their digital landscape, Ally likes to cross-stitch, read, garden, and kayak. Ally and her family live in Albany, New York.