Career Track Speakers


Joyce Brocaglia is the founder and CEO of Alta Associates. Founded in 1986 Alta Associates has become the most prominent boutique executive search firm specializing in Information Security, IT Risk Management and Privacy. Joyce is a strategic advisor to her clients who has gained the trust and respect of the industry's most influential executives by accomplishing their strategic and diverse hiring goals. She is a career advisor to industry thought leaders and a trusted member of the Information Security, Risk Management and Privacy industry.

Daniel Cuthbert, COO, SensePost

Daniel Cuthbert is the Chief Operating Officer at SensePost. With a career spanning 20+ years in penetration testing, red teaming and secure software design. He is the original co-author of the OWASP Testing Guide, released in 2003 and now the co-author of the OWASP Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS).

Drew Fearson, COO, NinjaJobs

Drew Fearson, Chief Operating Officer, runs the daily operations at NinjaJobs. He comes from a background in technical recruiting with over ten years of experience matching top talent with critical roles. Drew has successfully teamed with companies to place thousands of technical professionals (particularly in cybersecurity) and speaks frequently at local events on job hunting and successful sourcing techniques. He served in a recruiting, sales, and management capacity with Apex, KForce and Celertek.

Mari Galloway, Director of Finance & Communications, Women's Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC); Vulnerability Management and Pentester, Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Mari Galloway is the Director of Finance & Communications for the Women's Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC), one of the fastest growing nonprofits dedicated to women in cybersecurity.  WSC provides women with the resources and support required to enter and advance as a cybersecurity professional. Mari began her cyber career with Accenture where she excelled as a Network Engineer.  With over 9 years of Information Technology, 8 of which are in cybersecurity, her experience spans network design, risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, incident response and policy development across government and commercial industries. She holds a variety of technical and management certifications as well as a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems from Columbus State University and a Master of Science in Information Systems. She holds a variety of technical and management certifications including CISSP, GIAC, CCNA, CEH, GPEN, GMON, GCIH, GCFE, IT Project + and Security +. Outside of being a geek, Mari enjoys arts, puzzles, and legos!

Suzanne Hall, Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Suzanne Hall is Managing Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Laurie Haynes, Senior Manager, Corporate Marketing, (ISC)²

Laurie Haynes is Senior Manager of Corporate Marketing at (ISC)².

Dawn-Marie Hutchinson, Director, Client Advisory Services, OCISO, Optiv

Dawn-Marie Hutchinson brings 15 years of enterprise information technology experience to her role as an as executive director, executive advisory at Optiv. Hutchinson is an expert in providing data privacy and security solutions to manage information risk, improve IT governance and strengthen internal controls. Hutchinson's extensive experience in information security and privacy program development has served the healthcare, insurance, retail and higher education sectors.

Marcelle Lee, Director of Education, Women's Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC); CEO & Co-Founder, Fractal Security Group

Marcelle Lee is currently working as a malware analyst and is also an adjunct professor in digital forensics and network security. Additionally, she provides security consulting and training services through her company Fractal Security Group, LLC. She is involved with many industry organizations, working groups, and boards, including the Women's Society of Cyberjutsu, the NIST NICE Cyber Competitions Working Group, and the ISACA CSX Certification Task Force. Marcelle has earned the CSX-P, GCFA, GCIA, GCIH, GPEN, GISF, GSEC, GCCC, C|EH, CCNA, Security+, Network+, and ACE industry certifications. She holds four degrees, having recently completed a master's degree in cybersecurity. In 2016 she received the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council Women in Tech (WIT) Award. Marcelle regularly presents at conferences and training events, and has volunteered as a CFP reviewer and speaker mentor.

Jeffrey Krone, Senior Lead Cybersecurity Architect, CenturyLink

For the last 15 years, Jeff Krone developed and managed IT Outsourcing and IT Security solutions ranging from the SMB market to the Fortune 500. Industry verticals included financial, retail, utility, and many others. These solutions included Desktop/Server infrastructure services, WAN/LAN Management, Security Operations, Risk Assessments, SIEM Implementation/Management and General IT Strategy/IT Security consulting. In the last 5 years, Jeff Krone has conducted extensive research into IT Outsourcing and IT Security Outsourcing practices in pursuit of his Doctorate of Computer Science – Information Assurance. His dissertation topic focuses on the critical success factors of outsourcing IT Security Services. For the last 3 years, Jeff Krone has worked with CenturyLink as both a IT Architect and a Security Architect.

Timothy Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, Dark Reading

Tim Wilson is editor-in-chief and co-founder of Dark, the IT industry's most widely-read online community for computer security. In this role, Wilson is responsible for managing the site, assigning and editing much of the content, and writing breaking news stories. Wilson also directs the content behind Dark Reading's webcasts, digital issues, and the Dark Reading University program, and is a contributor to UBM's Black Hat and Interop events. Wilson has been recognized three times as one of the top cybersecurity journalists in the U.S. in voting among his peers held by the SANS Institute. In 2011, Wilson was named one of the 50 Most Powerful Voices in Security in research conducted by SYS-CON Media. Prior to joining Dark, Wilson was the business editor for Network Computing, one of the industry's leading communities on IT infrastructure and networking. A veteran of the IT industry, Wilson has spent 20 years as a journalist, including eight years as a top editor and reporter for CMP Media's InternetWeek (originally called Communications Week). As executive editor of DataTrends Publications Inc., a newsletter publisher, Wilson founded four industry newsletters on the subject of data communications, edited several others, and wrote a half-dozen books on the topic. Wilson also has served as an industry analyst with two globally-recognized IT consulting firms: Decisys Inc. (now part of Gartner) and Enterprise Management Associates.

Lynn Terwoerds, CEO, Executive Women's Forum

Lynn Terwoerds has over 20 years in IT and IT Security, working 10 years with Microsoft, including the MSRC and Trustworthy Computing. She also worked as the head of Security Architecture and Engineering at Barclays Bank, and four years with Oracle's Health Sciences Global Business Unit. She is currently the Executive Director of the Executive Women's Forum for Information Security, Privacy and Risk Management, and co-founded the Voice Privacy Alliance.

Matt Devost, Managing Director, Accenture

Matt Devost is a technologist, entrepreneur, and international security expert specializing in counterterrorism, critical infrastructure protection, intelligence, risk management and cybersecurity issues. Currently, Mr. Devost is President & CEO of FusionX, LLC, a cybersecurity consultancy that helps international corporations identify and manage dynamic threats in complex operational environments. Additionally, Mr. Devost has been an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University since 2002 where he teaches a graduate course on Information Warfare and security, and is a Founding Director of the Cyberconflict Studies Association. Mr. Devost founded the Terrorism Research Center, Inc. (TRC) in 1996, where he served as President and CEO until November 2008. As founder and President, Mr. Devost oversaw all research, analysis, intelligence, assessment, and training programs. Previously, Mr. Devost held leadership positions at iSIGHT Partners, Technical Defense, Security Design International, iDEFENSE and SAIC. Mr. Devost has been a speaker at hundreds of international conferences and a contributor/author to several books on terrorism and information security.

Greg Foss, Head of the Research Team, LogRhythm

As head of global security operations, Greg Foss is tasked with leading both offensive and defensive aspects of corporate security. Greg was formerly a Senior Security Researcher within LogRhythm Labs, where he developed new techniques and tools to detect advanced adversaries -- presenting his research at national information security conferences such as Black Hat, DerbyCon, AppSecUSA, BSidesLV, and many others. He is also a very active member of the Denver information security community. Greg started out in the industry as a contract web developer, and then he branched out into security operations with the Department of Energy. After learning about security monitoring, Greg delved into penetration testing, and he was eventually placed in charge of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's internal Red Team. He has just under a decade of experience in the information security industry with an extensive background in ethical hacking and offensive security.

Roselle Safran, Former SOC Chief at the White House; President at Rosint Labs

Roselle Safran is a cybersecurity consultant with over a decade of experience in cybersecurity and related fields. As President of Rosint Labs, she provides operational and strategic advice and direction to cybersecurity teams, leaders, and startups. She is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity topics at conferences, in webinars and in podcasts. Previously Roselle co-founded and was the CEO of Uplevel Security, an incident response technology company that enables enterprises to effectively utilize their incoming and historical data to respond to cyber attacks rapidly and accurately. Roselle led the startup as it grew from a product concept to a venture-backed company with Fortune 1000 customers and a host of prestigious industry accolades.

Before founding Uplevel, Roselle was the Cybersecurity Operations Branch Chief at the Executive Office of the President. There she managed the 24x7 Security Operations Center that protected and defended the White House's network. Her responsibilities included managing the investigation of suspected network intrusions, coordinating the mitigation of high severity vulnerabilities, and developing strategic initiates to bolster defensive capabilities, improve network visibility and accelerate response times. Prior to the Executive Office of the President, Roselle managed daily operations activities for cybersecurity analysis teams at the Department of Homeland Security's US-CERT and was instrumental in building two cyber threat intelligence platforms: one used internally by all of the US-CERT analysts and one used by over 50 federal departments and agencies. Roselle's previous industry experience includes extensive work in computer forensics, incident response, electronic data collection and Internet investigations. She has handled cyber crime cases involving network intrusions, theft of intellectual property, software piracy, spamming activities, defamation, regulatory violations, and various types of fraud. Roselle was named one of the Trending 40 Power Women of DC Tech for 2016. She holds a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from Princeton University.