Kelley Misata

Kelley Misata

Sightline Security
Chief Trailblazer

Dr. Kelley Misata, founder and chief trailblazer of Sightline Security, has carved a distinctive niche in the cybersecurity landscape. As the Senior Director of Open Source at Corelight and President of OISF (Suricata), she seamlessly bridges the technical with the strategic in vital cybersecurity dialogues. Articulate and insightful, Dr. Misata brings to the forefront pressing issues like the cybersecurity imperatives of nonprofits, the significance of open-source development, and the nuanced challenges of cyberstalking and privacy. Her expertise is enriched by her pioneering research on nonprofit cybersecurity and her personal experiences as a cyberstalking survivor. Armed with a Ph.D. in Information Security from Purdue University, Dr. Misata pairs holistic security acumen with strategic business understanding.