Justifying Cyber Risk Investments to the Board and C-Suite

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Diana Kelley, Cybersecurity Field CTO, Microsoft

Ms. Kelley is the Cybersecurity Field CTO for Microsoft, a cybersecurity thought leader, practitioner, executive advisor, speaker, author and co-founder of SecurityCurve. Previously, she was the Global Executive Security Advisor at IBM Security and built and managed the IBM Security Research Community Newsroom. She leverages her 25+ years of cyber risk and security experience to provide advice and guidance to CSOs, CIOs and CISOs at some of the world’s largest companies. At IBM, she was a regular contributor to X-Force Research, lead author of IBM’s “5 Indisputable Facts about IoT Security” and co-author of the “Securing the C-Suite” and “Cybersecurity in the Cognitive Era” studies.

She is a faculty member with IANS Research, an Industry Mentor at the CyberSecurity Factory and a guest lecturer at Boston College’s Master of Science in Cybersecurity program. Earlier in her career, she was the VP in charge of the Security and Risk Management Strategies service at Burton Group, a GM at Symantec, the VP of Security Technology at Safe3W, a Manager in KPMG Financial Services consulting, and the Manager of Global Systems Administration at Dataware Technologies.

Ms. Kelley has been Chair of a number of conferences for MISTI, served on the Advisory Board for InfoSec World, Structure Security and the Content Committee for the Executive Women’s Forum, and the 2018 Program Committee for RSA US. She was an IEEE “Rock Star of Risk” in 2016 and speak and keynote frequently at major conferences including: TED, RSA, CyberTech, CompuTex, ComDex, Interop, BlackHat, and InfoSec World. She appears frequently in media as a cybersecurity expert, including: NY Times, WSJ, Time, WGBH, WNBC, MSNBC, and Fox News. She co-authored the book Cryptographic Libraries for Developers, and wrote the chapter on “PKI and Directories” for the PKI: Wiley Tech Brief.