Diana Kelley of IBM to Speak at Rock Stars of Risk-Based Security on the Tie Between the Animal Kingdom and Security Concerns

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Los Alamitos, CA, 5 April 2016 — Diana Kelley, Executive Security Advisor at IBM and speaker at the upcoming Rock Stars of Risk-Based Security symposium on April 12th in Leesburg, Virginia, presented by IEEE Computer Society, will share an abstract of her upcoming talk regarding what the animal kingdom can teach us about security and risk management.

In her upcoming talk, Kelley will present a series of examples from the natural world and shows how they can help organizations learn valuable risk management lessons and use them to build more successful IT risk management programs. Some topics covered are: Herd Immunity, Monoculture and Colony Collapse Disorder.

Kelley leverages her 25 years of IT security experience to provide guidance to CISOs and security professionals. She also works closely with IBM Security product management teams to help set strategic vision. Kelley contributed to the IBM X-Force report and publishes on the SecurityIntelligence and SmarterPlanet blogs.

She is a faculty member with IANS Research where she leads forums and symposiums on topics including Compliance and Risk, Mobile, Security in the Cloud, DevOps, Security Awareness and Application Security. She also served on the Advisory Board for InfoSec World 2015 and on the IBM Network Science Research Center Smart Grid Advisory Group.

Kelley joins a roster of the top minds and innovators in the cyber security field at Rock Stars of Risk-Based Security, April 12, presented by IEEE Computer Society. Among them are Sam Phillips, Vice President and General Manager of Security Services and CISO of Samsung, Ben Cody, VP of Product Management — Data Loss Prevention at Intel, Gary Sockrider, Principal Security Technologist at Arbor Networks, Scott Borg, Director of the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit, and Jake Kouns, CISO of Risk Based Security.