Mary K. Pratt is an award-winning freelance journalist with a focus on covering enterprise IT and cybersecurity management and strategy. In past positions she also has covered various other subjects, ranging from community news to fashion to health and fitness. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including newspapers, magazines and trade journals. She also has written 12 nonfiction books for elementary, middle and high school students. In addition to her work, she enjoys spending time with her family and engaging in outdoor pursuits, including hiking, running, skiing and snowboarding.