Ed advises us on a variety of topics from cyber start-up strategy to product development.
Ed Bellis is a security industry veteran and expert. Known in security circles as “the father of risk-based vulnerability management,” Bellis founded Kenna Security to deliver a data-driven, risk-based approach to vulnerability management and help IT teams prioritize their actions to meaningfully reduce cybersecurity risk.
Ed is the co-founder and CTO of Kenna Security, which was acquired by Cisco, where he now leads data science for Cisco Security Platforms & Response.
Ed is the former CISO of Orbitz and the former Vice President, Corporate Information Security at Bank of America before that. He is an advisor to Dharma, Oak9, Picus Security, and Tensility Ventures. He also is a member of the Board of Directors for Polymer DLP. Ed is a contributing author to the book, Beautiful Security (Oram, Andy & Viega, John, O'Reilly Media, 2009).
Ed is a frequent speaker at industry conferences including RSA and Black Hat, and a cybersecurity contributor to Forbes, Dark Reading, SC Magazine, and other publications.