Build Better Defenses
October 29–30, 2017: Training
October 30–November 1, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Jen Ellis

Jen Ellis
Vice President, Community and Public Affairs, Rapid7


Jen Ellis is the vice president of community and public affairs at Rapid7, a leading provider of analytics for security and IT operations. Jen’s primary focus is on building productive collaboration between those in the security community and those operating outside it and helping security researchers, technology providers and operators, and various government entities understand and address cybersecurity challenges. She believes effective collaboration is our only path forward to reduce cybercrime and protect consumers and businesses. She has testified before Congress and spoken at a number of security industry events, including SXSW, RSA, DerbyCon, ShmooCon, SOURCE, UNITED, and various BSides.


11:20am–12:00pm Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Jen Ellis (Rapid7)
It’s a widely held belief in security that at some point most organizations will fall victim to some kind of breach or significant security incident. Jen Ellis outlines the considerations for successful crisis communications to help you weather the storm, covering the key tenets of good communications strategies, from preparation to dealing with press and everything in between. Read more.