Ms Pattinson is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP). She earned her M.Sc. in “Computing for Commerce and Industry” from the U.K.’s Open University. She serves on the U.S. INCITS CS1 committee “Cyber Security” and works on the ISO SC27 WG3 “Security Techniques” working on Common Criteria and other security standards. She is currently the ISO Project Editor for several parts of ISO/IEC 15408.