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Protect AI CISO and Head of Threat Research Invited to Present at InfoSec World
[September 25, 2023]

Protect AI CISO and Head of Threat Research Invited to Present at InfoSec World

Protect AI, the leading artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) security company, today announced that two of its top cybersecurity executives will present at the upcoming InfoSec World 2023 Conference, September 25-27 in Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida.



Diana Kelley is Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Protect AI. She was Cybersecurity Field CTO for Microsoft, Global Executive Security Advisor at IBM Security, GM at Symantec, VP at Burton Group (now Gartner), a Manager at KPMG, CTO and co-founder of SecurityCurve, and Chief vCISO at SaltCybersecurity. Diana was named EWF 2020 Executive of the Year and EWF Conference Chair 2021-Present, an SCMedia Power Player, and a Cybersecurity Ventures 100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cybercrime.




Chloé Messdaghi is Head of Threat Research at Protect AI, and was previously a consultant for several security companies including Bugcrowd. She is a public speaker at major conferences and a trusted expert for media outlets. Chloé's research, op-eds, and commentary have been featured in Forbes, Insider, Bloomberg, TechRepublic and more. She was named a Power Player in cybersecurity by Insider and SC Media.




Afternoon Keynote: Follow Today's CISO Leader: In this session, Todd Fitzgerald of CISO Stories Podcast and author of CISO COMPASS will moderate a discussion with Diana Kelley, Larry Whiteside and Nicholas Bruno on how CISOs can become effective leaders, develop the next generation, and champion the security function within their organizations and beyond. Diana will share her perspectives on being a CISO on the forefront of security for ML environments and AI applications and explain how CISOs can incorporate ML Security Operations (MLSecOps) into their organization.




Beyond Burnout: Where We are Today and What We Need to do Now: The lingering effects of the pandemic are leading to significant burnout among cyber security professionals, and we are now recognizing that many suffer from PTSD. In this session, Chloé will discuss the causes and importance of recognizing post pandemic PTSD and related mental health issues prevalent in the cyber security field. She will explain how organizations can help security professionals overcome and move beyond the burnout.





Infosec World 2023, Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida





Afternoon Keynote: Follow Today's CISO Leader
5:00-5:30 pm, Tuesday, September 26, 2023 in the Coronado Ballroom




Beyond Burnout: Where We are Today and What We Need to do Now
2:05-2:55 pm, Tuesday, September 26 in Coronado G





For more information and to register, visit and
To schedule a conversation with Diana Kelley or Chloé Messdaghi, contact Marc Gendron at [email protected].

About Protect AI

Protect AI enables safer AI applications by providing organizations the ability to see, know and manage their ML environments. The company's AI Radar platform provides visibility into the ML attack surface by creating a ML Bill of Materials (MLBOM), remediates security vulnerabilities and detects threats to prevent data and secrets leakages. Founded by AI leaders from Amazon and Oracle, Protect AI is funded by Acrew Capital, boldstart ventures, Evolution Equity Partners, Knollwood Capital, Pelion Ventures and Salesforce Ventures. The company is headquartered in Seattle, with offices in Dallas and Raleigh. For more information visit us on the web, and follow us on LinkedIn and X/Twitter.

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